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Low Carb Deviled Eggs With a (Spicy) Twist!

low carb deviled eggs recipe

The quintessential deviled eggs recipe, with a little extra kick!

Packed with protein and full of flavor, these eggs make great low-carb snacks or hors-d'oeuvres.

And the best part: only 4 grams of carbs per egg. Enjoy!

Low Carb Deviled Eggs Recipe with Sriracha 🌶

Serves 12

Ready in 45 minutes

Ingredients

✓ 12 large eggs

✓ 6 tablespoons mayonnaise

✓ 2 teaspoons Dijon mustard

✓ 4 teaspoons Sriracha hot sauce

✓ 2 teaspoons freshly squeezed lime juice

✓ 2 teaspoons finely chopped fresh cilantro

✓ Paprika

✓ Kosher salt

✓ Freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

1. Hard-boil the eggs: (i) place raw eggs in a large saucepan -- all eggs should rest on the bottom of the pan in a single layer; (ii) cover eggs with cold water -- the surface of the water should be ~1 inch above the eggs; (iii) cover saucepan and bring water to a rapid boil over high heat; (iv) turn off the heat & leave the eggs in the covered saucepan on the stove for 10 minutes.

2. Cool & peel the eggs: (i) run cold water over the eggs until they are no longer warm; (ii) allow them to stand until they have cooled completely; (iii) peel the shells from the eggs.

Cooled Eggs

3. Cut the eggs in half lengthwise and carefully remove the yolks. Set egg halves aside to fill later.

Halved Eggs

4. Make the filling: (i) combine yolks, mayo, mustard, sriracha, lime juice, & cilantro in a bowl and blend together well (by hand or using a food processor -- turns out great either way!); (2) add salt & pepper to taste, if needed.

5. Evenly spoon the filling into the egg white halves. Top with a dash of paprika and chopped cilantro leaves for garnish.

Sriracha Deviled Eggs!

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Rachel Sanchez-Madhur
Jul 16, 2018

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