Lobster Deviled Eggs

Photo: Becky Luigart-Staynor
Deviled eggs are considered a Southern staple but this recipe gives them a touch of elegance by adding lobster. The combo makes for the perfect appetizer.

Yield:

Makes 2 dozen

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Recipe Time

Prep: 40 Minutes
Cook: 28 Minutes

Ingredients

12 hard-cooked extra-large eggs, peeled
3/4 cup mayonnaise
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
1 1/2 teaspoons Dijon mustard
1/2 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
1/8 teaspoon salt
1/8 teaspoon ground red pepper
1 cup coarsely chopped cooked lobster
Smoked paprika
Chopped fresh chives

Preparation

1. Cut eggs in half lengthwise. Place yolks in a medium bowl; place whites on a serving platter. Mash yolks with a fork until crumbly. Add mayonnaise and next 5 ingredients; beat at medium speed with a mixer until smooth. Gently stir in lobster.

2. Spoon filling into whites. Sprinkle tops with smoked paprika and fresh chives. Cover and chill until ready to serve.

Note:

Deborah DiClementi,

June 2009