A great use for silkie eggs ("Pink Pickled Eggs with Beets")

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by joebryant, Mar 21, 2009.

  1. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    Anyone with silkies probably already has a pickled beets/eggs recipe, but here's Anne's mother's that I've been eating/loving for 44 years.

    Marjorie Norcross's "Pink Pickled Eggs with Beets"

    6 eggs (Anne eplaces the "6 eggs" with a dozen silkie eggs)
    1 large can of sliced beets with juice
    1 cup cider vinegar
    4 garlic clove, crushed
    1 bay leaf
    1/4 tsp. allspice
    1 tsp. salt
    1/4 +/- tsp. of black pepper

    Hard cook the eggs, plunge into cold water, and shell immediately.
    Put the eggs into a large glass jar. Combine the rest of the ingredients and pour over the eggs.
    Cover and refrigerate for at least eight hours.
    Last edited: Mar 21, 2009
  2. what does a pickled egg taste like? I've NEVER had one...
  3. joebryant

    joebryant Crowing

    Quote:I think they're great and will go with so many other meals. There's one way to find out for sure though...
  4. Kim_NC

    Kim_NC Songster

    Jan 27, 2009
    Mt Airy, NC
  5. TerriLaChicks

    TerriLaChicks Crowing

    Apr 23, 2008
    Central Louisiana
    Sounds delicious! thanks for the post; I've never tried pickled eggs but think I might work up the courage to do so...
  6. wishin4chicken

    wishin4chicken Songster

    Jun 20, 2008
    Hayden Lake, Idaho
    These sound so very good that I'm picking up extra eggs and beets at the grocery tomorrow. [​IMG] Please make sure you post your recipe links in MissPrissy's thread at the top of the forum.

    I want to be able to find your recipes downstream!!

  7. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    I have fresh beets for sunday supper. I think I am going to try the eggs pickled too.
  8. ranchhand

    ranchhand Rest in Peace 1956-2011

    Aug 25, 2008
    DH and FIL love pickled eggs- and they also love hot peppers and onions.
    That's very similar to my basic recipe, I add onions, sliced into thick rings, and a jalapeno pepper slit partially lengthwise. It certainly adds a whoopie factor to them! [​IMG]

    Thanks, Joe, Anne and Mrs. Norcross!
  9. Scoop

    Scoop Songster

    Jan 16, 2009
    Central PA
    Has anyone ever poked holes in the eggs to get more flavor into it istead of just on it?
  10. MissPrissy

    MissPrissy Crowing

    May 7, 2007
    Forks, Virginia
    The pickle brine will infilitrate the eggs. Let them sit for several days in the fridge. When you slice them you will see pink all the way through.

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