Decadent Deviled Eggs

*Tease* Next week we’ll be bringing you a whole big giant post about our favorite deviled eggs from restaurants and bloggers around the country. But for now, here’s a be-a-utiful one to get you through the weekend, courtesy Chef Thomas Dunklin of B&O American Brasserie in Baltimore.

Soft Boiled Eggs

Bring 3 qts of water to boil in large pot. Place 6 eggs in basket and submerge 6 eggs in boiling water. Let the eggs sit in the boiling water for 5 ½ to 6 minutes. Pull out of water and submerge in ice bath. Let cool. Once cool gentle peel eggs and set aside.

Crab Salad

8 oz jumbo lump crab
1t chopped chives
1t chopped shallots
1t lemon juice
1/8t truffle oil

Combine all ingredients and season with salt and pepper. Set aside.

Mustard Aioli

1 eggs
2 egg yolks
½ T chopped shallots
½ T garlic
1T whole grain mustard
1 to 2 c blended olive oil
salt and pepper

Combine eggs, yolks, garlic, mustard and shallots in a food processor. Blend thoroughly. Start adding oil slowly to emulsify. You may need more or less oil. Keep adding oil till really thick mayo. Season with salt and pepper.

Plating

Sliced eggs in half lengthwise. Plate ½ oz of crab mixture in each egg. Spread the mustard aioli on plate and place eggs on plate. Garnish with chopped chives or micro greens.

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5 comments

  • Nick (Macheesmo) May 13, 2011  

    Well… that’s the prettiest thing I’ve seen all day.

  • Shirley @ gfe May 14, 2011  

    Oh my heavens! I don’t usually go for foo foo deviled eggs, but you mentioned one of my favorite words, crab. And with the rest of the ingredients and the presentation … again, heavenly,/b> deviled eggs.

    Shirley

  • Shirley @ gfe May 14, 2011  

    Oops on that comment … ever think of adding a Preview feature so we can avoid looking like dodos when we make an error in simple HTML coding in a comment? 😉

    Shirley

  • gansie May 15, 2011  

    @shirley – do you have a plug-in suggestion? let us know.

    also, what’s the black on the egg? caviar? blackberry?

  • BS May 15, 2011  

    caviar! I wish it was blackberries..

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