For four persons
- 12 quail eggs
- 2tbsp cooking oil or olive oil
- 2tbsp black pepper coarse ground
- 1tsp salt or to taste
Method of cooking
Boil the quail eggs (3 minutes), let them cool and peel off the shell (Note: Don’t try to boil fresh quail eggs, you won’t be able to peel them. Use 3 week old eggs). Score the eggs (make tiny cuts on them with a sharp knife). Place the eggs in a bowl. Mix the salt and pepper and sprinkle on the eggs. Also sprinkle a little water over the lot and mix well. Heat the oil in a fry pan or a wok, when hot, add the eggs and fry on medium heat for about 10 minutes with frequent stirring.
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The following guidance and drawings will describe you in detail how to build a simple quail cage that will hold up to 12 Japanese or Jumbo Japanese Quail. This size should be enough to provide healthy quail eggs for a small family.
We get a lot of emails in which you guys ask how to sex quails i.e. how to tell which one is a male or a female. I have a bit of time now so I'll give you a little guide here.
If we want to keep Japanese quails for eggs on a small scale we have pretty much 3 options as to where to keep them. The first two options are maybe fancier but these will produce the least amount of eggs for your family. We won’t discuss them in detail but we’ll mention them anyway.