Pickled Eggs

10/17/14 @ 3:54 PM
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Bazinga
Bazinga
USER since 8/22/10
Does anyone have a really good pickled egg recipe? We have 12 laying hens that are producing way more than we can eat. We made some with a recipe off the internet and they suck! Looking for a good tried and true recipe.
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2/26/18 @ 6:55 PM
BugleTrout
BugleTrout
USER since 9/27/01

Three weeks is a minimum as far as I'm concerned.  Give them a month or two. They get tangier with time and take on more of the spices and other stuff you put in the jar.  If you stuffed the jar with goodies like onion or jalapeƱo  garnish your egg with them.  A dash of Tabasco or a shake of salt is also a great topping.  Guys in our deer camp put Kim chi and smoked fish on them.

Remember, pickling anything was a preservation technique, not something taught in a Paris Culinary School.  It was a necessity done to make food go further.  Not saying it can't be a tasty treat, but don't expect Dairy Queen.

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2/26/18 @ 4:41 PM
Jared
Jared
USER since 7/22/01

Broke into the eggs the other day, it'd been about three weeks.

I've never had one before this.

They seemed kind almost bland to me, with a slight vinegar taste. Didn't have much taste.

Any ideas?

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2/11/18 @ 4:20 PM
BugleTrout
BugleTrout
USER since 9/27/01

Soaking!  See ya in 3 weeks!

Edited on 2/11/18 4:20 PM
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2/9/18 @ 1:22 PM
Jared
Jared
USER since 7/22/01

Well, it's been about a week.

The red onions I added are starting to turn white, I'm guessing that's a good sign!

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2/7/18 @ 9:00 PM
river-rhino
river-rhino
USER since 1/16/08

Just made a batch using bugletrouts recipe. Did one jar without adding anything, one jar with dill and garlic. Last jar with jalapeƱos and habanero hot sauce. Should be ready to go for our early march trip to big chetec and the flowage. Hopefully the Fishing will be as good as the eggs!

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2/6/18 @ 9:37 AM
BugleTrout
BugleTrout
USER since 9/27/01

Glad to hear that everyone is enjoying these.  Grandma would be thrilled.

I haven't deviated from the recipe at all in all of the years that I've been making these but am going to make a few of quarts this week with chilis and garlic.  Going to do one of each and one jar combined.  

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2/3/18 @ 9:19 PM
Jared
Jared
USER since 7/22/01

First try for me!

Followed BT's recipe but added a clove of garlic to each jar along with some red pepper flakes. Never really had pickled eggs.

Can't wait to try them!

Thanks BT!

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1/30/18 @ 7:01 AM
tiddies1981
tiddies1981
USER since 1/22/15

Thanks for everyone's help.  Have a batch in the fridge. Can't wait. On to try and pickle some fish. 

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1/29/18 @ 7:16 PM
BugleTrout
BugleTrout
USER since 9/27/01

Yes.  I either run them through the sanitizing cycle in the dish washer or dip them in boiling water.  Is it necessary?  Probably not.  The pH of the brine probably takes care of any microbes that come along but it doesn't take much effort.  Granny probably had been helping with chores in the barn or cleaning the chicken coop once or twice before making a batch of eggs and my ma, aunt and uncles are all still with us.

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1/29/18 @ 3:58 PM
tiddies1981
tiddies1981
USER since 1/22/15

You guys sterilize ypur jars the same way you would for canning?


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