Keto Asian Deviled Eggs
Deviled eggs are a family tradition for many folks. Add a new twist this year by making this Keto Asian deviled eggs recipe.
What Are Asian Deviled Eggs?
Asian deviled eggs are like the traditional version, although they’re typically more tangy and spicy.
There doesn’t seem to be one particular formula for the perfect Asian deviled eggs. In fact, if you look up three different recipes, you’ll likely find three different lists of ingredients.
One recipe might call for soy sauce, sriracha, and ginger, while another uses soy sauce, garlic, and hot sauce. Or you might be looking at wasabi, sesame seeds, and bread crumbs.
The base for deviled eggs, Asian or otherwise, is eggs, mayo, and mustard. I made my deviled eggs a little differently.
How to Make Keto Deviled Eggs
You’ll notice this recipe doesn’t include mayo, and it actually doesn’t need it. Most people don’t make their own mayonnaise, so you may not even know what’s in it.
It’s actually pretty simple: eggs, vinegar, mustard, oil, and salt. Since much of that is going into the filling for these deviled eggs anyway, there’s really no need to add more of the same.
If you’d like to use mayo for other recipes, however, go right ahead. It’s not a carb-heavy food and it doesn’t contain dairy.
But we need something to add liquid if we’re not using mayo, and that means oil. Since this is an Asian deviled eggs recipe, I opted for sesame oil and avocado oil.
Avocado oil is pretty mild and doesn’t have much flavor, so it’s a good option when you want something that will just blend in. We’ll get a bit of that Asian flavor from the sesame oil, but even then you don’t need to add much. A tablespoon will do the trick.
Instead of soy sauce, I opted for gluten-free tamari sauce, which gives you that lovely umami element.
I added mustard per usual for deviled eggs and some diced chives for decoration. To add heat, I topped each egg with sliced red chili pepper.
More Keto Appetizers
As amazing as these deviled eggs are, you’re probably not going to sit down for an entire meal of them. Less is more.
But these eggs are awesome as appetizers, especially if you’re entertaining. And in a world of bruschetta, mini pizza, mini tacos, breaded chicken, and cheese and crackers you may be wondering what else you can set out for guests that is Keto.
Wonder no more — this article has tons of Keto appetizer ideas for your next festive gathering. You’ll find everything from bacon-wrapped asparagus to pepperoni meatballs.
An Asian twist on an old classic
- 16 eggs
- 1 Tablespoon (15 ml) sesame oil
- 3 Tablespoons (45 ml) avocado oil
- 3 Tablespoons (45 ml) tamari sauce
- 1 teaspoon (5 ml) mustard
- 2 Tablespoons chives, finely diced
- 1 red chili pepper, finely sliced
- Soft boil the eggs.
- Slice in half lengthwise.
- Remove yolks and mash with the sesame oil, avocado oil, tamari sauce, and mustard.
- Place back into the egg whites (use piping bags or a small spoon).
- Sprinkle the chives on top of the egg halves and place one slice of red chili pepper on top of each half.
All nutritional data are estimated and based on per serving amounts.
Net Carbs: 0 g
- Calories: 93
- Sugar: 0 g
- Fat: 8 g
- Carbohydrates: 0 g
- Fiber: 0 g
- Protein: 0 g