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Sipo Egg in a clear serving bowl with a plate of steamed rice on the side
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3.54 from 26 votes

Sipo Egg

Sipo Egg is the ultimate vegetable dish. Hearty, flavorful, and loaded with mixed vegetables, quail eggs, and creamy sauce, it's sure to be a family favorite.
Prep Time20 mins
Cook Time20 mins
Total Time40 mins
Course: Main Entree
Cuisine: Filipino
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 261kcal


  • 12 pieces quail eggs, hard-boiled and peeled
  • 1 tablespoon butter
  • 1 onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 2 large carrots, peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1 large singkamas (jicama), peeled and cut into 1/2-inch cubes
  • 1/2 cup water or chicken stock
  • 1 cup frozen sweet peas, thawed
  • 1 cup table cream (all-purpose cream)
  • salt and pepper to taste


  • In a wide pan over medium heat, heat butter until melted. 
  • Add onions and garlic and cook, stirring regularly, until softened.
  • Add fish sauce and continue to cook for about 1 minute.
  • Add carrots and jicama and stir to combine. 
  • Add water or stock and bring to a boil. Continue to cook for about 7 to 10 minutes or until vegetables are tender yet crisp and liquid is reduced. 
  • Add green peas and stir to combine.
  • Add cream and eggs. Season with salt and pepper to taste. 
  • Continue to simmer for about 2 to 3 minutes or until green peas and eggs are heated through, vegetables are tender-crisp, and sauce is slightly thickened. Serve hot.


If you prefer a thicker consistency, add a cornstarch slurry (mix 1 teaspoon corn starch and 1/2 cup water until smooth).


Calories: 261kcal | Carbohydrates: 18g | Protein: 5g | Fat: 18g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Cholesterol: 211mg | Sodium: 313mg | Potassium: 377mg | Fiber: 7g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 4345IU | Vitamin C: 35mg | Calcium: 69mg | Iron: 1.8mg