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Confit Yolk Crispy Rice 🧡 So goood! You know I am obsessed with yolks and with crispy rice… So I did a thing and combined two of my faves and came up with this!

If you loved this recipe, check out my Spicy Salmon Crispy Rice!

Why You’ll Love Confit Yolk Crispy Rice

Because I said so?.. Just kidding, all jokes aside. This recipe is quite the experience. That first bite is epic, you get the crispyness from the rice, and the runny yolk and omg… chef’s kiss🤌🏻 The crispy shallots on the top add even more of a crunchy element and enhances the taste more.

I always get asked to link my flaky salt and here it is!


I topped mine with chives, but you can easily swap it for your favorite herbs. You can also substitute the crispy shallots for onion. If yolks aren’t your thing, you can top the crispy rice with pretty much anything your heart desires, that’s what I love about crispy rice… it’s extremely versatile.

Confit Yolk Crispy Rice

Recipe Tip

You can cure the yolks a bit longer but I wanted them jammier so I only did it for 4 hours.

Confit Yolk Crispy Rice

By Nadia Aidi
Confit Yolk Crispy Rice…You can cure the yolks a bit longer but I wanted them jammier so i only did it for 4 hours… sooo good!


  • 4 egg yolks
  • 3/4 cup tamari
  • 1 tbsp mirin
  • 2 inch strip of kombu
  • 2 shallots, thinly sliced
  • chives
  • Flaky sea salt
  • Lemon zest
  • 1 cup sushi rice, cooked calrose rice with 2 tbsp rice vin, pinch of salt and 1 tbsp sugar
  • Olive oil


  • Add the yolks carefully to a container with the tamari, kombu and mirin. Cover and let sit in the fridge for 2 hrs, flip the yolks carefully, cover and cure 2 more hours
  • Press the rice into a container and place in the freezer 30-45 min
  • Transfer yolks to a small oven safe dish and cover with oil. Cover with foil. Add into another oven safe dish with hot water in it
  • Bake at 170 for 10 min, turn oven off and let sit in there 12-15 min
  • Cut the rice into squares. Fry the rice in a cast iron until golden brown
  • Fry the shallots there until crispy
  • Top the rice with the yolk, lemon zest, chives, shallots and flaky salt

Nutrition information is automatically calculated, so should only be used as an approximation.

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