The Science Behind Cured Egg Yolk

  • 4 years ago
Salted duck eggs are a classic Chinese side dish, and a traditional way to preserve fresh eggs. They’re made by curing eggs in salt for about a month.

We went to a salted duck egg factory in Jiangsu Province, where there’s a town famous for them, to learn how they’re made.

Don’t miss our stories, what’s buzzing around the web, and bonus material. Get GT in your inbox! Sign up at

If you liked this video, we have more stories about classic Chinese dishes, including:

How Do Century Eggs Get Black?

Mooncakes: What Are They and How Are They Made

Follow us on Instagram for behind-the-scenes moments:
Stay updated on Twitter:
Join the conversation on Facebook:
Have story ideas? Send them to us at