Quail Egg Recipe – How To Bake Quail Egg

Want a quick addition to a BBQ on hot summer days without spending all day over the stove? This Salted Quail Egg recipe has only 5 steps and 5 ingredients: doesn’t get more simple than that!

In the hot summer, most people don’t want to spend all their time cooking over a hot stove. So today, I am going to share with you a very easy, 5 step, 5 ingredient dish!

Quail Egg

Salted quail eggs are super easy, you need only to pay attention to two points:

one is to put the quail eggs in the salt water for 1 hour in advance.

Second, it is best to choose coarse sea salt. If the salt is fine, will absorb more easily and can be too salty.

Another note is that the quail eggs need to be buried in the sea salt for low-temperature baking.

Quail Egg

Cooking knowledge:

1: It is important to know the difference between common types of salt: crude sea salt > coarse salt > ordinary fine salt. Fine salt is not recommended because it is easily absorbed by food.

2: The size of the baking dish can be adjusted according to the amount of salt and the number of quail eggs.

3: The temperature should not be too high. Too high and the quail eggs could burst, you can adjust the temperature according to your own oven.

4: if you want the eggs to be more savory, it is recommended to smash the baked quail egg shell(after baking) and bury it in sea salt for half an hour before eating.

quail eggs

  • 1) 17 quail eggs
  • 2) 2 star anise
  • 3) 1 bay leaf
  • 4) 18 Sichuan Peppercorns


  • 5) 160g Sea salt

Cooking Method:

175 degrees for 20 minutes

Step By Step Guide To Cook Quail Egg

Step 1. Wash the quail eggs and dry.

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Step 2. Quail eggs are soaked in salt water for one hour.

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Step 3. Heat up a pan. Add the sea salt, star anise, bay leaf, peppercorns, and cook until the salt is slightly yellow.

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Step 4. Place a layer of salt on the bottom of the baking pan, lay down the quail eggs, and then add the rest to cover the eggs.

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Step 5. Preheat the oven 160 degrees, put the quail eggs into the oven, bake for 20 minutes.

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Some facts about quail eggs

1: People with high cholesterol, cardiovascular and cerebrovascular patients should not eat too many of these quail eggs.

2: Quail eggs are great for constitutional weakness, malnutrition, low red blood cells, and young child development; people with bronchial asthma, tuberculosis, neurasthenia caused by weak lungs should also eat quail eggs.

3: Quail eggs are rich in lecithin and cephalin, which are needed for normal functioning of the human body. Insomniacs can eat quail eggs to help stabilize nerves and help sleep. Patients with neurasthenia can also use quail eggs as part of their diet.

4: The nutritional value of quail eggs is higher than the nutritional value of chicken eggs, which has the effect of protecting the skin and curing the skin.

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