Quail Egg 12 Pcs
Quail Egg 12 Pcs
Quail Egg 12 Pcs
Quail Egg 12 Pcs
Quail Egg 12 Pcs
Quail Egg 12 Pcs
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Quail Egg 12 Pcs

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What is Quail Egg?

Quail eggs are the small eggs laid by various species of quail, a small game bird found throughout Europe, Asia, Africa, and North America. Quail eggs are prized for their delicate flavor, small size, and nutritional benefits. They are often considered a gourmet ingredient and used in various cuisines around the world.

Health Benefits of Quail Eggs

  1. High Nutrient Density: Quail eggs are packed with essential nutrients including vitamins A, B2 (riboflavin), B12, and minerals such as iron, zinc, and selenium.

  2. High Protein Content: Quail eggs are an excellent source of high-quality protein, which is essential for muscle repair, growth, and overall body function.

  3. Low in Cholesterol: Quail eggs have lower cholesterol content compared to chicken eggs, making them a healthier choice for individuals concerned about cholesterol levels.

  4. Rich in Antioxidants: Quail eggs contain antioxidants such as vitamin A and vitamin E, which help protect cells from damage caused by free radicals.

  5. Boosts Immune Function: The combination of vitamins and minerals in quail eggs supports immune function and helps the body fight infections.

  6. Good for Digestive Health: Quail eggs contain properties that are beneficial for digestive health, promoting better absorption of nutrients and supporting overall gut health.

Recipes Using Quail Eggs

Here are some delicious recipes that showcase the versatility and unique flavor of quail eggs:

1. Quail Egg Salad

Ingredients:

  • 12 quail eggs
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp Dijon mustard
  • 1 tbsp lemon juice
  • 2 tbsp fresh chives, chopped
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • Lettuce leaves for serving
  • Optional: Cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, radishes for garnish

Instructions:

  1. Place quail eggs in a small saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes.
  3. Remove quail eggs from hot water and immediately transfer to a bowl of ice water to cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, peel the quail eggs and halve them lengthwise.
  5. In a mixing bowl, combine mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, chopped chives, salt, and pepper.
  6. Gently fold the halved quail eggs into the dressing until well coated.
  7. Serve the quail egg salad on a bed of lettuce leaves, garnished with cherry tomatoes, cucumber slices, and radishes if desired.

2. Quail Egg Tempura

Ingredients:

  • 12 quail eggs
  • 1 cup tempura flour
  • Ice-cold water (as needed)
  • Oil for deep frying
  • Tempura dipping sauce or soy sauce for serving

Instructions:

  1. Heat oil in a deep frying pan or pot to 350°F (180°C).
  2. Prepare the quail eggs by gently boiling them for 2-3 minutes, then cooling them quickly in ice water and peeling them.
  3. In a bowl, mix tempura flour with ice-cold water until you get a smooth batter consistency (similar to pancake batter).
  4. Dip each quail egg into the tempura batter, ensuring it is evenly coated.
  5. Carefully place the battered quail eggs into the hot oil and fry for 2-3 minutes until golden brown and crispy.
  6. Remove the fried quail eggs using a slotted spoon and drain on paper towels.
  7. Serve immediately with tempura dipping sauce or soy sauce.

3. Quail Egg Scotch Eggs

Ingredients:

  • 12 quail eggs
  • 250g ground pork or sausage meat
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 1/2 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 large egg, beaten
  • Oil for frying

Instructions:

  1. Place quail eggs in a saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring to a boil over medium-high heat.
  2. Once boiling, reduce heat to low and simmer for 3 minutes.
  3. Remove quail eggs from hot water and immediately transfer to a bowl of ice water to cool completely.
  4. Once cooled, carefully peel the quail eggs.
  5. Divide the ground pork or sausage meat into 12 equal portions. Flatten each portion in your hand.
  6. Wrap each quail egg with a portion of ground pork, ensuring it is evenly covered.
  7. Roll each wrapped quail egg in flour, then dip in beaten egg, and finally coat with breadcrumbs.
  8. Heat oil in a deep frying pan or pot to 350°F (180°C).
  9. Fry the quail egg Scotch eggs in batches for about 4-5 minutes until the pork is cooked through and golden brown.
  10. Remove from oil and drain on paper towels.
  11. Serve the quail egg Scotch eggs warm or cold as a delicious snack or appetizer.

These recipes showcase the versatility of quail eggs in various dishes, from simple salads to crispy tempura and hearty Scotch eggs. Incorporate quail eggs into your cooking to enjoy their unique flavor and nutritional benefits as a delightful addition to your meals.