Make Your Own Cured Salted Egg Yolks

Everything old is new again! Salted egg recipe is a centuries old way to preserve egg yolks. Use salted egg yolks to give your foods a pop of color, a boost of protein and calcium along with lots of flavor.

Make Your Own Cured Salted Egg Yolks
Add to Favorites Raising chickens for eggs allows me to be pretty free with creating new recipes. But one trendy recipe I had yet to try was cured, salted egg yolks. The whole process of preserving egg yolks in a salt/sugar cure intrigued me, so I did my due diligence. Researching this centuries old, yet trendy, egg preservation method was a fascinating lesson in food chemistry. I was surprised at how easy it was to preserve yolks in this manner and was delighted with the result. If you’ve never salt cured anything before, let salted egg yolks be your first attempt. The process couldn’t be more simple. Separate yolks, place them snugly in a salt/sugar mixture, let them cure in the refrigerator to remove moisture, then complete the drying process in the oven or dehydrator. What you’ll wind up with is a sunny disk with the consistency of a wedge

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