Pickled Balut Recipe


  • 1 dozen balut (duck embryo), boiled and unpeeled
  • 3 cups sugar
  • 3 cups vinegar
  • 3 tsps. Rock salt
  • 1red bell pepper, julienned
  • 1 carrot, julienned
  • 1 thumb – size ginger, julienned

Cooking Instructions:

  1. To prepare the pickling solution: Boil together the vinegar, sugar and salt and pour into a sterilized jar.
  2. Peel the boiled balut and place inside  the jar. Garnish with red bellpepper, carrots and ginger. Allow to ferment for 2 days.
  3. Serve as an appetizer if desired.

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