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balut served sizzling style in a spicy and savory sauce
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Sizzling Balut

Sizzling Balut takes our classic balut to a whole new level of yum! Battered, fried and finished off in a spicy sauce, it's a tasty appetizer or dinner meal.
Prep Time15 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time35 mins
Course: Appetizer, Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: balut, sizzling balut
Servings: 4 Servings
Calories: 248kcal
Author: Lalaine Manalo


  • 4 balut, cooked and peeled
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • 1/4 cup canola oil
  • 2 shallots, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 thumb-size ginger, peeled and minced
  • 3 Thai chili peppers, minced
  • 1/2 small red bell pepper, seeded and chopped
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce
  • 1/4 cup water
  • 1 tablespoon green onions, chopped
  • pepper to taste


  • In a shallow plate, lightly dredge peeled balut with flour.
  • In a wide pan over medium heat, heat oil. Add balut and cook, turning once or twice, until lightly browned. Remove from heat and drain on paper towels.
  • Remove oil except for about 1 tablespoon from the pan. Add shallots, garlic, ginger, chili peppers, and bell pepper. Cook, stirring regularly, until softened and aromatic.
  • In a bowl, combine soy sauce, oyster sauce, and water. Stir together until blended. Add to pan and bring to a boil. 
  • Add balut and continue to cook, gently turning to coat in sauce, until heated through and sauce is thickened. Season with pepper to taste. 
  • Remove from pan and arrange on sizzling plates. Garnish with green onions and serve hot.


Calories: 248kcal | Carbohydrates: 12g | Protein: 11g | Fat: 16g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 618mg | Sodium: 726mg | Potassium: 238mg | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 980IU | Vitamin C: 26.2mg | Calcium: 56mg | Iron: 3.4mg