Quail eggs

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Quail eggs

Quail eggs are eggs from quails that can be eaten. The eggs are about a 1 inch (2.5 cm) long and wide.[1] The coloring pattern is different in each egg. They are cooked the same way as with chicken eggs.

Around the world[change | change source]

Quail eggs are thought to be exotic food in most parts of the world while the food is more common other parts.

South America[change | change source]

Quail eggs topped on sliced bread.

In some South American countries like Colombia, quail eggs are used as a topping in hamburgers, hot dogs, and other sandwiches.

Asia[change | change source]


In the Philippines, tokneneng, a dish of deep fried quail eggs covered in orange batter is a common street food. In Vietnam, boiled quail eggs is a commonly eaten as a street snack.[2] In Japanese food, quail eggs are either eaten raw or cooked in sushi or bento lunches.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Quail Eggs: Amazing Facts You Should Know". Northern Nester. 2021-01-02. Retrieved 2021-07-19.
  2. "Eat Cheap, Top 7 Street Foods Around the World - Backpacker Ben". web.archive.org. 2015-10-29. Archived from the original on 2015-10-29. Retrieved 2021-07-19.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)