Tokneneng Recipe

Tokneneng is a popular street food in Philippines especially inMetro Manila as you could always see vendor food cart selling tokneneng in every corner of the metropolis, basically tokneneng is just a hard boiled duck egg wrap with a yellowish or orange batter, it is usually eaten with a vinegar dipping as a tokneneng sauce. It is usually offer along with other popular filipino street food such as fishball, kwek kwek, kikiam, one day old chick. Balot can be also cook  instead of hard boiled egg, balot is also boiled then dip in batter mixture to fry. Now a days tokneneng is not just being offered as a street as there are a lots of small kiosk on a well known mall in Philippines that sells tokneneng, you could also find those kiosk on some of LRT station in Metro Manila.

Tokneneng Recipe Ingredients
  • 8 pcs of duck egg (penoy), boiled
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1glass of water
  • 1/4 cup atsuete oil
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  •  cooking oil for deep frying

Tokneneng Procedure of Cooking

In a mixing bowl, put cornstarch and dredge boiled duck egg, set aside. In a separate mixing bowl, combine the following ingredient (all purpose flour, 1/2 tsp salt, black pepper ). Combine atsuete oil with a glass of water to gather desire color, mix water with mix theingredient to make abatter, cover hard boiled egg with the batter and deep fry using a pan with hot cooking oil.

Tokneneng Dipping Ingredient

  • 1 cup of vinegar
  • 1 tbsp of rock salt
  • 1-2 whole onion, sliced
  • 3-5 pcs siling labuyo
  • 1/4 medium size cucumber, cube
  • 1/2 tbsp sugar
  • vetsin

Combine all of the ingredient and bring to boil excluding cucumber, add sugar or salt according to your taste. Transfer in a deep bowl and include slice cucumber. Served tokneneng in a saucer along with the sauce, it can be also served as a side dish for arrozcaldo or goto. Enjoy.......