Tuesday, December 6, 2011

Shrimp Deviled Eggs



6 eggs, boiled
1 tablespoon mayonaise
1 tablespoon basil pesto
6 green olives, chop into small pieces
1 cup small cooked shrimp, chop into small pieces
1 shallots, dice finely
2 tablespoons fresh, chopped parsley
2 tablespoons capers
Sea salt and black pepper
12 small cooked shrimp (to place on top)
Extra virgin olive oil (as garnish)
Good quality paprika (as garnish)

Boil eggs on medium heat for 10 minutes. Remove, cool, peel, and cut in half lengthwise. Remove yolks and place In a medium bowl. Then add pesto and mayonnaise to the yolks and mash with a potato masher. Add shallots, olives, parsley, capers, and shrimp. Stir to combine. Season with sea salt and black pepper.

Drop teaspoonfuls of the egg yolk mixture into the egg halves, then add shrimp on top (refer to picture). Drizzle with extra virgin olive oil and sprinkle with paprika. Refrigerate until it's time to serve.



11 comments:

Lisa Hitzeman said...

I love deviled eggs! These sound absolutely, over the top good!

Ann from Sumptuous Spoonfuls said...

Mia you make deviled eggs look spectacular! wow. You are such a genius with food.

Steve from the black peppercorn said...

There are certain recipes where I go, `why didn`t I think of that!`
this was one of those recipes. Awesome idea Mia. I definitely need to try that!!

Mia said...

Thank you so much!!

Sugar said...

Heavenly!!

Gina Lolita Bangser said...

What an amazing idea...I bet these are absolutely delicious!

Mia said...

Thank you so much! It was very good!

Lynn Vining said...

OMGoodness Mia!!! These look totally awesome! My problem is I need to make about 2-4 dozen just for us and the kids... and they won't last but a few seconds! LOL This is a must have/must fix! Thanks! You rock!!!
Lynn ~ Southern With A Twist

Mia said...

Thank you!

Anonymous said...

Skip the olive oil, spoils the taste, and use spicy Hungarian paprika. Other than that is it a rather nice way of doing eggs.

Warren Young said...

Delicious, just made them for my wife and I tomorrow for lunch; had to test drive a couple,...........mmmmmmm.

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