Chipotle Pickled Eggs

For a Mexican-British hybrid, eat these pickled eggs with tortilla chips instead of normal chips.

Aug 29 2016, 3:11pm

Servings: 10
Total: 45 minutes

10 medium eggs
17 ounces apple cider vinegar
2 garlic cloves, peeled
1 white onion, quartered
1 tablespoon sea salt
2 tablespoons granulated (raw) sugar
5 tinned chipotle chillies in adobo sauce
2 dried chipotles, ground


1. Place the eggs in a medium-sized pan of water and bring to the boil. Cook over a medium to low heat for 7 minutes, then drain. Transfer to a bowl filled with ice-cold water to cool down.

2. Peel the eggs in the water (this will help to keep the egg whites perfectly smooth) and transfer to a clean jar.

3. Combine the vinegar, garlic, onion, salt, sugar, chillies in adobo sauce, ground dried chipotles and 17 ounces|500 ml water in a pan and bring to the boil. Cook and simmer for about 30 minutes, over medium to high heat, until the onion is translucent.

4. Remove the vinegar-brine from the heat and immediately pour over the eggs in the jar to cover well. Put on the lid and let cool to room temperature, then refrigerate for 3 days before eating. The pickled eggs will keep for up to 1 week. Serve with a packet of your favorite crisps!

Author Note: This recipe is courtesy of Freddie Janssen's cookbook, Pickled: Over 60 inspiring recipes for Pickling, Kimchi, Vinegars & More.

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