Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs

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Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs are the perfect easy gluten free and low carb appetizer. Make them ahead for effortless entertaining.

Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs

Growing up, devilled eggs were a part of every occasion. From birthdays, to Christmas to baby showers, my mom, aunt and ouma would boil and stuff eggs every time we had something to celebrate. And even when we didn’t. I will never forget how my ouma would pack us a cooler bag filled with food for any road trip. Small meatballs, sandwiches with the crusts cut off and devilled eggs were always on the menu.

But the filling she used was always very simple and just consisted of the egg yolk, mayonnaise and seasoning. I like to add a little more jazz hands to my devilled eggs by adding smoked salmon, cream cheese and chives, making it even more perfect for the festive season.

Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs

How do you make devilled eggs step by step?

  1. Boil extra-large eggs for 7-8 minutes until they’re hardboiled with yolks that are still creamy.
  2. Peel the eggs and allow to cool. Slice them in half and gently scoop out the yolks.
  3. Combine the yolks, mayonnaise, cream cheese, smoked salmon and seasoning in the bowl of a food processor and blend until smooth. Alternatively, mash the egg yolks with a fork and mix with the remaining ingredients. Simply chop the chives and smoked salmon very finely.
  4. Scoop the filling back into the eggs then garnish with smoked salmon, chives and smoked paprika.

How do you make devilled eggs in advance?

Make devilled eggs up to 2 days in advance by following the instructions up to assembly. Keep the whites and egg yolk filling separate in sealed containers in the fridge and assemble up to an hour ahead of serving.

How do you boil the perfect eggs for deviled eggs?

You want eggs that are perfectly hard boiled with creamy, set yolks. Bring a pot of water to a gentle boil and add the eggs. Boil for 7-8 minutes (depending on egg size) then remove and immediately place in an ice bath to stop cooking. Gently crack the shell then roll on your kitchen counter to loosen the shell before peeling.

How do you transport devilled eggs?

If you’re taking devilled eggs to a gathering, place two layers of kitchen towel in an airtight container big enough to store all the eggs in a single layer then tightly pack the devilled eggs into the container to prevent them from moving around. Alternatively, use muffin trays and place an egg in each hollow then cover with plastic wrap and foil.

Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs

5 from 5 votes
Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs
Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
10 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 

Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs are the perfect easy gluten free and low carb appetizer. Make them ahead for effortless entertaining.

Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Keyword: Appetizer, Deviled eggs, Devilled eggs
Servings: 16
Calories: 94 kcal
Author: Alida Ryder
Ingredients
  • 8 extra large eggs
for the filling
  • ½ cup mayonnaise
  • 1 tbsp sour cream
  • 2 tbsp cream cheese
  • 100 g smoked salmon approximately 3,5oz + extra for garnish
  • 2 tbsp chives finely chopped + extra for garnish
  • ½ tsp smoked paprika + extra for garnish
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 tsp lemon juice or to taste
Instructions
  1. Bring a pot of water to a gentle boil then add the eggs. Boil for 7-8 minutes (I used extra-large eggs and boiled them for 8 minutes).

  2. Remove from the water and place in an ice bath to stop cooking and cool them down. 

  3. When the eggs have cooled, crack the shells then roll on a kitchen counter to loosen the shells. Peel the shells and discard. 

  4. Halve the eggs and gently scoop out the yolks with a teaspoon. 

  5. Place the yolks in the bowl of a food processor with the filling ingredients and blend until smooth. 

  6. Scoop the filling back into the eggs then garnish with a slither of smoked salmon, chopped chives and paprika and serve. 

Nutrition Facts
Smoked salmon chive devilled eggs
Amount Per Serving
Calories 94 Calories from Fat 72
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 8g 12%
Saturated Fat 2g 10%
Cholesterol 88mg 29%
Sodium 131mg 5%
Potassium 43mg 1%
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin A 4.1%
Vitamin C 0.4%
Calcium 1.6%
Iron 2.6%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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  • Debbie
    Reply

    I love retro recipes and your “jazz hands” version of deviled eggs looks so delicious. Can’t wait to try it.

  • Jess
    Reply

    They look like the best deviled eggs, ever! 100% making them for Thanksgiving. Thanks!

  • Reply

    How deliciously perfect for holiday entertaining Alida! Love this twist on the classic!

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