I’m not sure there’s anyone who adores deviled eggs as much as me. When I talk about what you can do with deviled eggs, I feel like that scene in Forest Gump where Bubba goes through all the things you can do with shrimp. There are SO many iterations of deviled eggs that you can do.
I think my biggest requirement with deviled eggs is that they’re silky smooth. I want a smooth filling so that is super easy to pipe out into the eggs. Another thing that is required for deviled eggs is a good amount of tanginess and acid in the filing. Egg yolks are inherently rich and luscious, so you need to add a bite to them to offset that. I like mustard. I think any form of vinegar could also work (my favorite is red wine vinegar). And a teeny bit of olive oil makes it them smooth. It helps emulsify them a bit.
Sriracha Deviled Eggs
- 6 large eggs, boiled and peeled
- 1/4 cup mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 1 teaspoon pickle juice
- 1 teaspoon Sriracha
- Salt and pepper to taste
- Sesame seeds, as garnish
- 1 green onion, sliced, as garnish
- Halve the eggs and scoop out the yolks and transfer them to a sieve that’s nestled atop a medium bowl. Using a spoon, push the yolks through the sieve and into the bowl. Mix in the mayonnaise, olive oil, pickle juice, Sriracha and a few pinches of salt. Give it a taste. Adjust the seasoning according to taste.
- Transfer the filling into a piping bag (fitted with a star tip if you want that effect, definitely not necessary!) and fill the eggs with the filling. Garnish with a sprinkling of sesame seeds and some sliced green onions.
Yield: Serves 4 (as an appetizer)
Adrianna Adarme is a food blogger and author living in Los Angeles, California. She writes the blog A Cozy Kitchen, where she shares comforting, everyday recipes from her kitchen. She recently authored her first cookbook, PANCAKES: 72 Sweet and Savory Recipes for the Perfect Stack. She’s a lover of breakfast, pie (and sometimes even pie for breakfast), corgis and cute things. You can find her on Twitter, Instagram, or Facebook.