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Kwek-Kwek and Fish ball sauce

Kwek-kwek is a Filipino street food sold in local street stands. It is boiled quail egg coated in an orange batter, deep fried and served with sweet and/or spicy fish ball sauce and vinegar. 
I remember when we were kids, we'd usually flock the fish ball stand right in front of the church after hearing mass on Sundays. They sell kwek-kwek, fish balls, squid balls, kikiam, and cheese sticks. Naturally, this practice has been passed on to my children. I often offer it as reward for good behavior inside the church. "Mommy, fish ball tayo." is what they'll whisper. I almost always say ok because I like it too. We all love the crispy, light batter of the kwek-kwek and the sweet sauce that goes with it.
Sharing the recipe for the kwek-kwek that I recently made at home. Plus the fish ball sauce for dipping. Enjoy!



Kwek-Kwek Recipe
20 pieces, boiled and peeled quail eggs 1 cup flour 3 tablespoons cornstarch 1 cup water   1 tablespoon atsuete seeds (anatto) coated with lihiya (lye) 1/…

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