Deviled Eggs with Smoked Salmon
Deviled eggs are a classic appetizer that never goes out of style. They are easy to make, versatile, and perfect for any occasion, from casual dinners to fancy parties. In this recipe, we take deviled eggs to the next level by adding smoked salmon, which adds a delicious smoky flavor and a touch of elegance to this classic dish.
Growing up, deviled eggs were always a staple at family gatherings. My mom would make them with a simple filling of mayo, mustard, and paprika, and they were always a hit. When I started experimenting in the kitchen, I wanted to give this classic appetizer a new twist. That's when I came up with the idea of adding smoked salmon to the filling. The result was amazing, and everyone loved it. Now, whenever I make these deviled eggs, they always disappear within minutes.
- 6 large eggs
- 2 tablespoons mayonnaise
- 1 tablespoon Dijon mustard
- 1 tablespoon lemon juice
- 2 ounces smoked salmon, finely chopped
- 1 tablespoon fresh chives, chopped
- Salt and pepper, to taste
- Place the eggs in a saucepan and cover them with cold water. Bring the water to a boil over high heat.
- Once the water boils, remove the pan from the heat, cover it with a lid, and let the eggs sit in the hot water for 12 minutes.
- After 12 minutes, drain the hot water and place the eggs in a bowl of ice water to cool.
- Once the eggs are cool, peel them and cut them in half lengthwise. Remove the yolks and place them in a bowl.
- Add the mayonnaise, Dijon mustard, lemon juice, smoked salmon, chives, salt, and pepper to the bowl with the egg yolks.
- Mash the egg yolks and mix all the ingredients until smooth.
- Spoon the filling into the egg white halves, dividing it evenly among them.
- Garnish the deviled eggs with additional chopped chives and smoked salmon, if desired.
- Serve chilled.
These deviled eggs with smoked salmon are perfect for brunch, lunch, or dinner parties. They are also a great make-ahead appetizer, as you can prepare them a few hours in advance and keep them in the fridge until ready to serve. You can serve them on a platter or arrange them in a deviled egg tray for a more elegant presentation. Either way, your guests will love these delicious and flavorful deviled eggs.