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Spicy Deviled Eggs

SPICY DEVILED EGGS, FULL OF FLAVOR AND YOU CONTROL THE HEAT! EASY, QUICK RECIPE
Course Appetizer, Side Dish
Cuisine American, southern
Keyword best, country, deviled, eggs, old fashioned, soul food, spicy
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 27 minutes
Servings 24 deviled eggs
Author Divas Can Cook

Ingredients

  • 12 hard-boiled eggs peeled
  • 1/2 cup mayonnaise use spicy mayo if you wish
  • 1 Tablespoon spicy dijon mustard
  • 1-2 teaspoon hot sauce I usually never measure this. I use Chalupa
  • 1/4 cup sweet relish
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt-free Cajun seasoning or cayenne pepper
  • Season to taste with black pepper onion powder, & garlic powder.
  • Smoked paprika & dill weed garnish

Instructions

  • Slice eggs in half length-wise and place yolks in a bowl.
  • Mash yolks with a fork until they resembles small crumbs.
  • Mix in mayonnaise, dijon mustard, hot sauce, sweet relish and hot sauce.
  • Taste.
  • Add in enough black pepper, onion powder, and garlic powder to achieve a balanced flavor, being sure to taste often. (I usually add a very generous pinch of all three. Remember flavors will intensify as it sits)
  • Stir to combine all of the ingredients.
  • Place filling in a piping bag and pipe into the boiled egg whites.
  • Garnish with smoked paprika and dill weed.
  • Refrigerate.
  • Serve cold.

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Notes

Want it SPICIER? To kick up the spice even more feel free to increase the cajun seasoning and hot sauce! To REALLY add some kick, throw in some dice jalapeño!