A quick and easy-to-make authentic Filipino street food that is made with hard-boiled quail eggs coated in orange batter and fried to deliciousness!
1 ½cups all purpose flour
In a large bowl, add flour, 2 tablespoons annatto powder, salt, pepper and using a fork or whisk gradually add in water. Batter will turn orange, but if you want a vivid orange add 1 tablespoon of annatto powder.
On a plate, add cornstarch then individually dredge each of the egg
Next, dip each egg in the orange batter and repeat till all the eggs are coated with the orange batter.
In a deep pan over medium heat, heat about 2-inch of oil (2 cups) to 350 F, then carefully drop battered eggs deep fry for about 3-4 minutes or until the battered eggs turn golden orange.
With a slotted spoon, remove eggs from the pan and drain on a wire rack set over a baking sheet or plate lined with paper towels. Serve immediately with your choice of dipping sauce.