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Spicy Pickled Eggs Recipe

Spicy Pickled Eggs Recipe

In order to pickle eggs the peeled hard cooked eggs are covered with a vinegar solution including pickling spices, onions, garlic and hot pepper flakes. The eggs are then allowed to sit for a few days for the pickling process to take place.
Course Appetizer
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 5 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 121 kcal


  • 12 hard-boiled eggs peeled
  • 1 large empty sterilized glass jar
  • 4 cups apple cider vinegar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 medium onions chopped
  • 6 garlic cloves
  • 2 Jalapeno Peppers cut into slices
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes
  • 1 ⁄3 cup sugar
  • 1 tablespoon pickling spices


  1. Put the peeled hard boiled eggs and place in the large jar.
  2. Boil the remaining ingredients together for 5 minutes.
  3. Pour over the eggs in the jar. Cover; leave on counter overnight.

Recipe Notes

Add some beet juice or sliced beets to get a pretty color & another layer of flavor. For a different color, try adding turmeric. Will result in shades from green-yellow thru warm orange-yellow, depending on other spices.