Looking for a new way to make your egg salad? This recipe adds a kick of flavor with the addition of sriracha. The result is a delicious, healthy lunch that will keep you satisfied all day long.
I love Egg Salad!
Boiled eggs really are the perfect little sack: full of protein and good fats. (Plus they contain almost every essential vitamin and mineral our bodies need!) While I love my boiled eggs cut in half with just a bit of salt and pepper; Egg Salad has always been one of my favorite ways to use boiled eggs.
I was raised on Miracle Whip and sweet relish in my egg salad, (chicken salad too) but since I’ve been limiting my added sugars, I’ve had to come up with a new recipe using mayonnaise to enjoy my favorite egg salad.
Egg Salad Recipe (w/ a kick)
Actually, this is a pretty basic egg salad recipe: mayo, dill relish, a bit of mustard, salt and pepper, but what makes it so good and gives it that special “kick” is the addition of sriracha.
The addition of the sriracha really adds something to the flavor of the mayo/egg salad and makes the recipe oh-so-yummy. You definitely need to give it a try!
Of course, I’m not the only one in the family who loves boiled eggs- when my kiddos spot them in the fridge, they will not stay out of the eggs! (That’s a good thing I guess… Boiled eggs are definitely at the top of the list for healthy snacks. )
To keep up with our boiled egg obsession, I like to use my pressure cooker and hard cook about 18 eggs at a time.
Sounds like a lot, I know, but we will go through this amount of eggs in just a few days. (If you haven’t tried it, pressure cooking eggs is the way to go- they cook in about 6 minutes and peel like a dream. I think the pressure makes the egg more “compact”, so if you peel them while still warm, the eggshell just slides off.)
Need ideas to use up leftover boiled eggs? Here are 15 Delicious Ways to Use Leftover Boiled Eggs
The kids like their egg salad on toast or a bun, but I like to eat mine in a lettuce wrap, straight out of the bowl, or on Mary’s Original Gone Crackers!
- 5 hard-cooked eggs, diced into small pieces
- 3 Tbsp Mayo
- 1.5 Tbsp Dill relish
- 1 Tsp Yellow mustard
- A few squirts of Sriracha -this is really to taste. You’ll need to add a bit of the Sriracha, taste it and adjust if needed.
- Salt and pepper
- Stir together eggs, mayo, relish and mustard.
- Combine until the yolks and mayo are completely combined and creamy.
- Add Sriracha a few squirts at a time until you have reached your desired spice level.
- Serve on lettuce, toast or crackers. Enjoy!
Serve on lettuce, toast, or crackers. Enjoy!
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Jamie Sanders is a wife and mom of 2, located in the heart of Texas. She founded Scattered Thoughts of a Crafty Mom in 2011 as a place to share creative ideas and family friendly recipes. Her work has been featured on Martha Stewart, Woman’s World, HuffPost, TODAY, Pioneer Woman, HGTV, CNET, Good Housekeeping, Yahoo, Oprah Daily, and Redbook, plus many other publications. To date, she had given away just under a million free pdf sewing patterns.