Pickled eggs

Discussion in 'Egg, Chicken, & Other Favorite Recipes' started by crooked stripe, May 29, 2008.

  1. crooked stripe

    crooked stripe Chillin' With My Peeps

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    O'K I will admit it, I am a pickled egg freak. How long do I wait till my fresh eggs are old enough to hard boil them? I here they are a pain to peal when fresh. Is there a trick in pealing fresh eggs. John
     
  2. cluckychick

    cluckychick Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 29, 2008
    South of KCMO
    I read on here somewhere....someone poked a tiny hole in the air sac end and then dropped in the water to boil straight from the coop and he said that peeling of the egg was easy. Not sure if that's true and if you try it let us know [​IMG]

    Edit to Add: The best eggs to peel are 1-2 weeks old [​IMG]
     
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  3. Katy

    Katy Flock Mistress

    You can leave them out on the counter for a week or so and that makes them easier to peel too.
     
  4. Tuffoldhen

    Tuffoldhen Flock Mistress

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    I'm like Katy...I leave mine out on the kitchen counter for a week or so when I want to make pickled eggs.....
     
  5. Redfeathers

    Redfeathers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Gervais OR
    I have hard boiled fresh eggs and had no problems with peeling as long as I put about 3 tablespoons of salt in the water with them. If you do a large batch then you will need to add more salt. I then drain them and let them cool all the way before I peel. Once in awhile one will be stubborn, but for the most part, it works really well for me.
     
  6. flyingmonkeypoop

    flyingmonkeypoop Overrun With Chickens

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    I have found that older eggs work best but if you want them now just boil the eggs ten run them under cool water or stick them back in the fridge for a couple hours.
     
  7. crazychickens

    crazychickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I put mine in our food steamer, in the rice bowl. 20 min. and they shell perfect. My food steamer in old so it take a little longer.
     
  8. goatkeepers

    goatkeepers Chillin' With My Peeps

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    I just wanna say that last week was the first time I've ever had a pickled egg and I LOVED it! Bought some eggs that afternoon and made some. [​IMG] (My chickens are only 2 1/2 months old)
    Is it normal that the jar, when I open it, smells kinda stinky (sulphury)??
     
  9. jorgey

    jorgey Out Of The Brooder

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    Do any of you have any good picked egg recipes? I like them and would love to try making my own but have never seen a recipe that I thought I would like.
     
  10. Biddieacres

    Biddieacres Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 31, 2008
    Quote:I have always wondered how to pickle eggs. Is it the same as making pickles? Dill and vinegar etc....
     

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