Tabasco deviled eggs

Deviled eggs | The Secret Life of Bee

Get your retro dinner party on and devil some eggs! Deviled eggs remind me of my grandmother’s dinner parties. Just add some fish mousse (moulded like a fish of course) complete with cucumber scales and you’ve really nailed the evening. Just don’t forget the sliced olive for the eye- that was my best. There’s something so nostalgic and fun about deviled eggs. They look merry and always remind me of festivities.

Deviled eggs | The Secret Life of Bee

So this old fave is a crowd pleaser for any occasion. They’re easy to make, easy to eat and you can really go wild with the fillings. Deviled eggs lend themselves well to helping you empty out those almost finished jars of mustard, pickles, chutney and horseradish in the fridge. You can go fancy with caviar and prawns/shrimp or keep it simple with good old fashioned tomato sauce, mustard and mayonnaise. You can also boil your eggs ahead of time, make your fillings in advance and assemble everything just before your guests arrive. What a great host you are!

Tabasco deviled eggs

makes 18- 6 halves of each flavour


9 eggs- hard boiled

Avo & bacon:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 ripe avocado
  • 2 tsp fresh lemon juice
  • pinch salt
  • a few generous glugs green Tabasco
  • 3 crispy bacon rashers
  • paprika

Mexican salsa:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • juice of 1 lime
  • 1 small red chilli, diced
  • 1 small green chilli, diced
  • 1 Tbsp tomato, diced
  • fresh coriander leaves
  • corn, cooked
  • chipotle Tabasco
  • salt
  • pepper

Prawn cocktail:

  • 3 egg yolks
  • 1 Tbsp mayonnaise
  • 2 tsp tomato sauce
  • 1/2 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • squeeze of fresh lemon juice
  • red Tabasco
  • black pepper
  • 6 cooked prawns/shrimp
  • chives, chopped


Slice hard boiled eggs in half and remove the yolks.

For the avo & bacon: Place all ingredients except the bacon in a container and blend smooth using a stick blender. Adjust seasoning and add enough Tabasco for a good kick! Dice the crispy bacon. Pipe your avo filling into the egg whites, top with bacon and a sprinkle of paprika.

For the mexican salsa: Use a fork to squash the egg yolks. Add the lime juice, chillies, tomato, coriander, chipotle Tabasco and season well. Finally toss in the cooked corn and scoop the filling into the egg whites.

For the prawn cocktail: Place all ingredients except the prawns into a container and blend smooth using a stick blender. Spoon the filling into the egg whites and top with a prawn and a sprinkle of chives.

Serve your deviled eggs on a bed of lettuce with a squeeze of fresh lemon.

Deviled eggs | The Secret Life of Bee

Deviled eggs | The Secret Life of Bee

*Disclaimer ~ this post has been sponsored by the awesome folks at Tabasco SA

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