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This is a recipe for fried orange chicken egg called tokneneng
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time3 mins
Total Time8 mins
Course: Egg
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 3
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 6 pieces chicken eggs boiled
  • 3 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup water
  • 1/4 cup annatto seeds atsuete
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/2 tsp ground black pepper
  • 2 cups cooking oil


  • Put the cornstarch in a container and dredge the boiled chicken eggs. Set aside.
  • Combine all-purpose flour, salt, and pepper then mix thoroughly.
  • Dilute the annatto seeds in water until the reddish color comes out. Combine the liquid with the flour-salt-pepper mixture and mix thoroughly.
  • Put the boiled chicken eggs in the mixing bowl and coat with the batter.
  • Heat the pan and pour the cooking oil.
  • When the oil is hot enough, deep-fry the eggs until the coating is crispy. Use a serving spoon to scoop the eggs from the mixing bowl.
  • Remove the fried eggs from the pan and place in a serving plate.
  • Serve with vinegar or special sauce.
  • Share and Enjoy!


Serving: 3g