How to boil and easily shell quail’s eggs


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.

You´ll need

  • Quail’s eggs
  • Little saucepan


  • How to boil and easily shell quail’s eggs

    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.

  • How to boil and easily shell quail’s eggs

    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.

  • How to boil and easily shell quail’s eggs

    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.

  • How to boil and easily shell quail’s eggs

    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.

  • How to boil and easily shell quail’s eggs

    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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  1. Uma 21 January 2014 :

    That is quite useful information because I like to add quail’s eggs into the salads and it is always a problem for me to shell them in a proper way.

  2. Kelly 11 April 2014 :

    For me too, I always shell them in such way, that a half of an egg stays in the shell and it is impossible to add it into salads, but now I know what the secret is))

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