15-Minute Marinade for Frozen Egg Yolks

15-Minute Marinade for Frozen Egg Yolks

You only need to marinate these rich, soft and plump egg yolks for 15 minutes! They go perfectly well with drinks, and you can even eat them with chopsticks.

Ingredients: 2 servings

■ Dashi soy sauce
1 tablespoon
■ Shaoxing wine (or sake)
1 tablespoon


1. Put the uncooked eggs in a plastic bag, chill them in the freezer, and let sit overnight.
2. Remove the eggs from the freezer, defrost them in the plastic bag (for about 3 hours at room temperature), and separate the egg whites and yolks.
3. Place the egg yolks in the combined ■ ingredients, tightly cover them with plastic wrap, and marinate for about 15 minutes, flipping them over once.
4. Place the egg yolks in a bowl, drizzle on some of the marinated sauce, and serve. Eat it in tiny bites!
5. They are also delicious marinated with sashimi, such as squid or pink shrimp!

Story Behind this Recipe

Whenever my eggs are about to hit their expiration date, I always store them in the freezer to create this easy and eco-friendly appetizer.
It's a stylish dish to serve to guests as well.