Pickled Eggs

Pickled Eggs

Recipe Rating: 3.45639
Serves 6
Soaking peeled, hard-cooked eggs in a simple pickling solution for a couple of days creates a unique treat that’s great for chopping into a salad, slicing for a sandwich or just for extra delicious snacking. If you’d like to make a dozen eggs, simply double the brine.
  • 6 large eggs
  • 1 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/4 cup sugar
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon allspice berries
  • 1 teaspoon black peppercorns
  • 1 teaspoon mustard seeds
  • 2 bay leaves
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Arrange unshelled large eggs in a pot that is wide enough to allow for a single layer. Cover eggs by 1 inch with cool water. Over medium-high heat, bring water just to a boil. Remove the pot from the heat, cover with a snug lid and set aside for 12 minutes.  

Using a slotted spoon, transfer eggs to a bowl of ice water, stirring gently to cool them down. Once cooled, pat eggs dry and store in the refrigerator until ready to use, or peel immediately. Place in a large sealable jar or bowl.  

Meanwhile, in a medium saucepan, combine vinegar, 1 cup water, sugar, allspice, peppercorns, mustard seeds and bay leaves, and bring to a boil. Boil 5 minutes.  

Remove pickling mixture from heat, and while hot, add to the container of peeled eggs. Cover and refrigerate at least 2 days or up to 1 week (the longer eggs soak in the mixture, the more pickled flavor will intensify).
Nutritional Info: 
Per Serving: Serving size: 1 egg, 70 calories (45 from fat), 5g total fat, 1.5g saturated fat, 185mg cholesterol, 70mg sodium, 1g carbohydrates, 6g protein.
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