Originally Posted by Desert Hawg
For me there are two that I absolutely will not even try, both are from the Philippines:
Balut - Basically hard boiled eggs with a chick inside. They take the egg from the hen at about 17 or 18 days, bury it in a compost pile for about a week, then they cook it.
Not chicken but duck eggs.
They aren't covered in compost at all....but inserted into unhusked rice and incubated, then hard boiled when the little duckling embryo is formed, 16th day onward.