Vietnamese Recipes & Cuisines (Eggs)

Quail Eggs in Brown Sauce Recipe

Ingredients : Serves 4

2 dozen


20 pcs


2 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

1 teaspoon

1 teaspoon

1 tablespoon

1/2 cup

1 teaspoon

5 tablespoons

Quail eggs

Canned mushrooms (black)

Small green cabbage or broccoli


Soy sauce




Cornstarch, mix with 1 tablespoon cold water

Soup stock

Sesame oil

Cooking oil

Method :
  • Put the quail eggs in a bowl. Cover the eggs with cold water.

  • Place into steamer and steam about 10 minutes. Put the eggs in cold water.

  • After 5 minutes remove the shell. Marinate the shelled eggs with soy sauce for about 2 minutes, turn the eggs frequently, coat with flour. Deep fry the eggs until golden brown.

  • Cook the green vegetable in boiling water. Plunge into cold water immediately and squeeze dry.

  • Boil the carrot until tender and cut into slices.

  • To make the seasoning sauce, add sugar, salt, sesame oil, cornstarch and soup stock in the bowl used for marinating quail eggs.

  • Heat 3 tablespoons oil, saut´┐Ż the green vegetable, add half of the seasoning sauce and cook for one minute. Remove to plate.

  • Heat another 2 tablespoons oil in frying pan, stir fry the mushrooms and carrots. Add the remaining seasoning sauce and mix thoroughly.

  • Add quail eggs then turn off the heat, stir well and pour in plate.

  • Serve hot.

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