Spicy Deviled Eggs
These Spicy Sriracha Deviled Eggs are a fun twist on a classic recipe guaranteed to become one of the favorite appetizers for your game day celebration or holiday party. This delicious deviled egg recipe provides the perfect amount of heat making them a crowd favorite. Bonus points for being super easy to prepare and ready in just 45 minutes!
I originally shared this recipe on December 7, 2018. I have updated the images and some of the text today.
Why We Love This Recipe For Sriracha Deviled Eggs
If you serve these low fat deviled eggs at your next party everyone will agree these creamy spicy little nuggets of protein are the best deviled eggs ever.
This spicy deviled eggs recipe is so easy to make because the filling is just yolks, Greek yogurt, a little mayo, some spice and Sriracha. And if you want your guests to think that you slaved away on these all day (even though it only takes a few minutes) pipe yolk mixture with a piping bag or ziploc bag, and then top them with fun and yummy assorted garnishes.
This is a great recipe for entertaining because the eggs whites and egg yolk mixture can be made ahead and stored in the fridge separately for up to 2 days. Assemble a few hours ahead and garnish just before serving.
Ingredients For This Deviled Eggs Recipe
- Large eggs – Eggs are an amazing source of protein, vitamins and nutrients. One large egg has 6 grams of protein and just 78 calories making it a great choice as part of a healthy diet.
- Plain Non-Fat Greek Yogurt – Adding yogurt helps keep this recipe lower in fat while also providing a yummy tangy flavor.
- Mayonnaise – Just 2 tablespoons of creamy mayonnaise is plenty to bring all of the other flavors together.
- Sriracha – The tangy sweet garlicky flavor of sriracha adds amazing flavor to the creamy egg mixture.
- Smoked Paprika – The sweet smokiness of the paprika is the perfect compliment to the spicy sriracha.
- Salt – Salt simply amplifies the entire flavor profile of this recipe.
- Optional Garnishes – Kimchi, scallions, bacon, cracked black pepper, black olives, red pepper or cilantro leaves will add an awesome pop of color, texture and flavor.
How to Make Spicy Deviled Eggs
Step 1: Prepare the hard boiled eggs and make the yolk mixture.
Once your eggs are peeled, slice eggs in half and place yolks into a medium bowl and mash with a fork until evenly crumbly. Add the remaining ingredients except for the garnishes to the bowl with the egg yolks and mash until smooth and creamy.
Step 2: Pipe the yolk mixture, garnish and serve.
Set egg whites, cut-side up on work surface. Pipe or spoon yolk mixture into the well of the egg halves, dividing evenly. Garnish with smoked paprika and optional garnishes if desired. Place on a serving platter and serve immediately or cover loosely and chill.
FAQs and Expert Tips For This Recipe
Why are they call deviled eggs?
Historically hot, peppery or spicy foods were associated with being mean or related to the underworld. Over time the term deviled was used for highly seasoned fried or boiled dishes, as well as spicy condiment filled dishes, like deviled eggs.
How do you hard boil eggs?
Place eggs in a saucepan, cover them with cool water and gently boil them for 10 minutes. Then drain the eggs and run under cold water continuously for at least 3 minutes or place in an ice bath.
How to peel a hard boiled egg?
When taking the eggs off the heat and draining them, knock them around a bit, by swirling the pan and banging the eggs together. Then the cold water will run underneath the broken shell and help to pry it loose. Also it is helpful to peel the eggs before you refrigerate them. Peeling them under cool running water can be helpful.
Additional Recipes To Try
- Bacon and Spinach Deviled Eggs are the best idea for a last minute party starter or tapas.
- Here’s a healthy game day app packed with sweet delicious crab, spicy Sriracha, lemon zest, scallions and spices Healthier Hot Crab Dip.
- Sesame Chicken Wonton Bites are the perfect dairy free little appetizer that comes together in a snap and doesn’t require a million ingredients!
- Don’t miss this classic guac recipe and how to kick it up a notch with 4 creative super yummy flavor stir-ins… Guacamole 5 Ways.
- Check out how easy it is to transform lean ground turkey into a savory Asian meatball for a fun party appetizer or football snack food with these Hoisin Glazed Turkey Meatballs.
- Roasted Cranberry and Goat Cheese Flatbreads are an easy and unexpected holiday appetizer.
- These Picnic Deviled Eggs I developed for EatingWell are perfect for a picnic because they’re so portable.
- This recipe for 12 Flavors of Deviled Eggs is a great tutorial and will get your creative juices flowing!
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Spicy deviled Eggs with Sriracha. Top them with assorted toppings to make an EASY and festive appetizer for your holiday party. Only 45 calories each and 0 grams carbs.
12 large eggs, hard boiled and peeled
¼ cup plain non-fat Greek yogurt
2 tablespoons mayonnaise
2 tablespoons sriracha
½ teaspoon smoked paprika plus more for garnish
3/8 teaspoon salt, or to taste
optional garnishes: finely chopped kimchi, minced scallions, crumbled bacon, cracked black pepper, sliced ripe black olives, minced red pepper, cilantro leaves
- Cut eggs in half, lengthwise, and pop yolks into a medium bowl. Mash yolks with a fork until evenly crumbly. Add yogurt, mayonnaise, sriracha, smoked paprika and salt and mash until smooth and creamy.
- Set egg whites, cut-side up on work surface. Spoon or pipe yolk mixture into the well of each egg-white, dividing evenly. Garnish with smoked paprika and optional garnishes if desired. Serve immediately or chill.
To Cook The Eggs
Place eggs in a saucepan, cover them with cool water and gently boil them for 10 minutes. Then drain the eggs and run under cold water continuously or place in an ice bath for at least 3 minutes.
To Peel The Hardboiled Eggs:
When taking the eggs off the heat and draining them, knock them around a bit, by swirling the pan and banging the eggs together. Then the cold water will run underneath the broken shell and help to pry it loose. Also, it is helpful to peel the eggs before you refrigerate them. Peeling them under cool running water can be helpful.
- Serving Size: 1 half egg
- Calories: 45
- Sugar: 0
- Sodium: 89
- Fat: 3 g
- Carbohydrates: 0 g
- Fiber: 0 g
- Protein: 3 g