How to Make Quail Egg Shot

By Elyse James

If you've ever entered the doors of a sushi restaurant, the idea of gulping down a quail egg might not seem like such a foreign idea. Quail egg shots, known as "uzura," are a popular delicacy shot served raw for guests to enjoy. Making your own quail egg shooter is very simple, and you can add your own tasty variations to the recipe.

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If you can crack your egg carefully you can use the shell of the egg in place of a shot glass.

Step 1

Crack your quail egg into a shot glass or sake cup.

Step 2

Mince a small amount of green onion and add it to the quail egg.

Step 3

Add a few teaspoons of Ponsu sauce–soy sauce with a bit of a citrus taste.

Step 4

Add the Topeko and the hot sauce to taste.

Step 5

Drink the quail egg shot in one gulp.