Homemade Filipino Salted Eggs

by Joost Nusselder | Updated:  August 28, 2020

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The Salted Egg recipe is one of the easiest recipes you can try at home, even kids can do this. A very basic recipe you can try at least.

Homemade Filipino Salted Eggs

Steps to prepare Filipino salted eggs

Boil salt and water in pot

Homemade Salted Eggs Ingredients

Eggs ready to boil in water in a pan

Homemade Salted Eggs in a glass jar

Homemade Filipino Salted Eggs

The Salted Egg recipe is one of the easiest recipes you can try at home, even kids can do this. A very basic recipe you can try at least.
Course Side Dish
Cuisine Filipino
Keyword Egg
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 30 minutes
Servings 12 pcs
Calories 19kcal
Author Joost Nusselder
Cost $2

Equipment

  • glass container with lid

Ingredients

  • 4 cups water
  • 1 dozen eggs
  • 500 gr salt

Instructions

  • Boil salt and water in pot
  • While boiling, stir until all the salt has dissolved and salt crystals start to form on the side of the pot.
  • Remove from heat and let cool to room temperature.
  • Put the eggs in the glass container.
  • Slowly pour in the salt water and salt crystals until all the eggs are submerged.
  • Cover the container with the lid and leave it in a cool dark place.
  • If you prefer less salty eggs, you can take out one egg to test after three weeks.
  • Boil the salted egg in water for ten minutes until it is hard-boiled.
  • Remove the shell and taste to see if it is salty enough to your liking.
  • If not, leave the eggs in the container for another week or two.
  • Remove the salted eggs from the salt water and store them in the refrigerator until they are ready for use in any of your dishes.

Salamat po.

Also read: Egg Pie Recipe (Filipino Version) that’ll leave you fulfilled

Joost Nusselder, the founder of Bite My Bun is a content marketer, dad and loves trying out new food with Japanese food at the heart of his passion, and together with his team he's been creating in-depth blog articles since 2016 to help loyal readers with recipes and cooking tips.