How to boil and easily shell quail’s eggs
Cooking of quail’s eggs has a little difference from cooking of simple eggs, at the same time some differences still exist. For example, it’s almost impossible to get a liquid yolk, and to clean boiled quail’s eggs is more difficult than to clean common chicken eggs. But when you’ll get used to that, you will get a tasty, healthy and rather dietetic dish.
- Quail’s eggs
- Little saucepan
I have no idea why, but among bought quail’s eggs we see dried-up eggs with badly broken shell more often than among their chicken eggs comrades. Such eggs we throw away, while good eggs we put into a little saucepan, flood with water and put them on the stove.
After the water has boiled we cook eggs for 1 minute. Then we put them under the cold water in such a way so that there not a dark strip would emerge.
The most difficult in boiling of quail’s eggs is to shell them. Let’s slightly knock our egg at something firm so that the shell would fall behind.
And then clean the shell under the jet of cold running water. Water washes away small pieces of the shell which are not easy to be shelled with hands.
That’s all, our eggs are ready. Enjoy your meal!
- If you need to cook many quail’s eggs, they can be shelled another way. We make a solution, one part consisting of 9% vinegar and two others of water and put boiled quail’s eggs into it for 3-4hours. During this time the shell will dissolve. You’ll only have to wash eggs and use them for food.
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