5 Finest Makes use of For Frozen Eggs

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The most effective dishes to make use of frozen eggs the place you received’t discover the marginally modified texture after they thaw.

half dozen frozen eggs thawing on white plate

I wrote some time again on the most effective methods to protect contemporary eggs.

The strategies advised didn’t embrace water glassing. The reason being the caustic substance used…and eggshells are porous!

I examined one other methodology utilizing limewater made with dolomite as an alternative of pickling lime. Sadly, that experiment failed. 😔

Thus, my most well-liked methodology for long-term storage of eggs remains to be freezing them.

With heat climate returning and my hens beginning to lay prolifically, I believed I might share with you my frozen egg outcomes.

I discovered a bag of a pair dozen frozen eggs that had slipped to the underside of the freezer a couple of weeks in the past.

The date on the bag was April 2022!

So, what did I uncover after I thawed out these eggs frozen for practically two years?

Texture of Frozen Eggs After Thawing

When contemporary eggs are frozen for a very long time after which thawed, the very first thing you discover is that the feel is altered.

Essentially the most pronounced change is within the egg yolk, which is now not absolutely liquid.

After thawing, the uncooked yolk is semi-solid, virtually like the feel of a medium-boiled egg.

Thus, frozen eggs aren’t going to be usable for baking as they’d be in a contemporary, by no means frozen state.

Under are the most effective makes use of for frozen eggs which can be thawed contemplating the feel change of yolk.

Smoothies

Once you thaw a uncooked egg that has been frozen, nearly no dietary worth has been misplaced. (1)

So, for those who like so as to add uncooked eggs to your smoothies, simply peel the shell off a thawed egg or two and toss it into the combo along with your different substances!

Whereas egg whites are finest not consumed uncooked on their very own, when paired with the uncooked yolk, the antinutrients are principally compensated for. They might even present a glutathione enhance for some folks. (2)

Listed below are my favourite smoothie recipes for those who want some new concepts.

Exhausting Boiled Eggs

Because the texture of the frozen uncooked egg yolks after thawing is much like medium boiled eggs, then a good way to arrange them is to….make a pot of medium or laborious boiled eggs!

What I do is thaw the eggs on a plate on the counter for about 1-2 hours.

Then, place the eggs in a pot of filtered water (to cowl by 1/2 inch), deliver to a boil, and scale back warmth.

Simmer 7 minutes for medium boiled eggs and 10 minutes for laborious boiled eggs.

Promptly take away the pot from warmth, drain the new water, and canopy with contemporary filtered water.

After 10 minutes or so, drain the pot once more and peel the shell off the nice and cozy eggs. I discover that the shell comes off very simply … higher than contemporary, unfrozen eggs which can be laborious or medium boiled.

Retailer the peeled eggs within the fridge for quick breakfasts or snacking for as much as 4 days.

Egg Salad

One other artistic solution to get pleasure from contemporary eggs which were frozen after which thawed is to make egg salad.

Simply laborious boil the eggs as described above, chop them into small items when cool, and blend along with your selection of wholesome mayonnaise and a pinch of sea salt.

Egg salad is most loved in our dwelling as a sandwich.

We use this model of sourdough bread or a scoop on half a toasted sourdough bagel with lettuce and tomato.

Egg Fried Rice

Contemplate egg fried rice as a really tasty dinner thought for frozen eggs.

Merely thaw and laborious boil 3 eggs as described above and chop into small items.

Combine with 3 cups of leftover chilly, cooked rice, and a half cup of peas. Then, fry the combination in a wholesome fats in a skillet on the stovetop.

I favor expeller-pressed coconut oil for this explicit dish.

Combine in historically brewed soy sauce or home made teriyaki and dinner is completed!

Salads

One other easy means to make use of frozen eggs as soon as they’ve thawed is as a topping on your favourite salad recipe. This makes for a tasty protein enhance!

My favourite for an egg topping is that this arugula salad with tomato and sauerkraut. Child greens work as an alternative of the arugula if desired.

Merely sprinkle the egg bits on prime of the salad with home made dressing.

Yum!

References

(1) Freezing FAQ

(2) The Biochemical Magic of Uncooked Milk and Different Uncooked Meals: Glutathione

thawing frozen eggs on white plate