Quebec Pickled Eggs

Quebec Pickled Eggs


"Pickled eggs are great served whole or in slices. They're perfect for salads and appetizer trays. The longer the eggs stand before serving, the stronger the vinegar flavor will be."


1 d 40 m servings 76 cals
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Original recipe yields 12 servings



  • Calories:
  • 76 kcal
  • 4%
  • Fat:
  • 5 g
  • 8%
  • Carbs:
  • 1.1g
  • < 1%
  • Protein:
  • 6.4 g
  • 13%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 186 mg
  • 62%
  • Sodium:
  • 460 mg
  • 18%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place eggs in a medium saucepan and cover with cold water. Bring water to a boil and immediately remove from heat. Cover and let eggs stand in hot water for 10 to 12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool and peel.
  2. In a cheesecloth, loosely wrap cloves, ginger root, black peppercorns and bay leaf. Place in a medium saucepan with distilled white vinegar, water and salt. Bring to a boil and continue boiling 10 minutes. Discard wrapped spices.
  3. Place eggs in sterile containers. Cover with the hot vinegar mixture. Seal containers. Chill in the refrigerator at least 2 days before serving.
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  1. 12 Ratings


I like picked eggs but these are super sour (this is coming from a vinegar lover)! I was trying to find a recipe that tastes like store-bought picked eggs, this isn't it.

The recipe has far to much vinegar. When I was making the recipe I was surprised the eggs did not want to separate

I really liked this recipe and gave it to my brother who likes to deer hunt with his friends to take with them when hunting. I like the idea of keeping eggs when my yard chicken in the spring ov...

I'm wondering if the poster left out the water by accident...? I would add about 1 3/4 - 2 cups of water to the recipe. The mix of spices make for a nice flavour.

These are the absolute BEST pickled eggs I have ever had. They are very strong, however - so you have to like them that way. I did not have ginger but used the rest of the recipe as directed. ...

To me these tasted like the standard pickled eggs you get in the big jars on the counter tops of any Mom and Pop store in our area. They are good.

This recipe makes a really good pickled egg.....nice and vinegary, just the way they should be.

As a newbie in the cooking world found these delicious and easy to make . Thank you

I've tried dozens of pickled eggs recipes (including most of the ones on allrecipes) and this one is perfect. If you haven't made or tried pickled eggs before, this is a great place to start. It...