Everyday Dorie: Double-Stuffed Deviled Eggs with Crab

April 8, 2022 at 5:04 pm | Posted in cook the book fridays, everyday dorie, groups, other savory, savory things, snacks | 4 Comments
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double-stuffed deviled eggs with crab

Double-Stuffed Deviled Eggs with Crab…oh, how fancy! I’m a fan of deviled eggs and sometimes get them as bar-type snacks out, but rarely do I make them myself. This is a luxe version, with a crab salad filling hiding under a more traditional seasoned mayo-whipped yolk mix.

The dude here and I could probably take down a whole dozen of these, but that doesn’t sound so health-conscious, so I just made one whole egg for each of us. To tell the truth, I measured nothing in either filling mixture. I mean, for two eggs’ worth, it seemed easy enough to eyeball it. Dorie says to adjust for taste anyway, so I just did it to taste to begin with. (I added a squirt of lemon juice to the yolk mix, btw.)

The crab salad has a surprise addition of apple bits. I was going to skip that, but I did have a green goldrush apple in the fridge, so I went all-in and even added some slices to garnish my egg-shaped plate. Tail feathers, if you will. These are delightful. Crab, to me, is the superior crustacean– tastier than lobster– and I did pay dearly for a small pot of picked lump meat. It’s fine, and I used just a bit of it here, so I can probably make two other crabby recipes out of what’s left, but if I were having people over for champagne, oysters, potato chips and deviled eggs (my dream party), I’d probably try to show off the crab salad as the top layer.

For the recipe, see Everyday Dorie by Dorie Greenspan, and head over to Cook the Book Fridays to see what we all thought.

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  1. You have a gift for making everything always sound so delicious…I want to come to a party at your house hahaha. Yours look beautiful and I am thinking I needed bigger crab for the flavor to come through. These are so fancy!

  2. Wow your eggs look so wonderful…I skipped dusting them with the red stuff and you can bet I won’t do that again as that just really looks so wonderful in the photo. Lol on the tail feathers…perfectly creative. I made a small version as well…and I did let use the crab salad with a little mayo to make just a couple all crab and none of the yolk on top, just because…and well, all that yolk had to go somewhere so some just had yolks and no crab. Mark loves deviled eggs so I had no trouble getting ride of 6 eggs worth in three days. Don’t report me to the health police please. Nice post.

  3. So fancy. I haven’t decided if I am going to make these yet but you make them sound delicious.


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