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spicy pickled eggs recipe in a mason jar without the lid, a second jar in the background on a white, marble surface

Spicy Pickled Eggs Recipe

  • Author: Melissa Belanger
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Total Time: 5 minutes
  • Yield: 18 eggs 1x
  • Category: Appetizers
  • Method: Stovetop
  • Cuisine: American


Spicy Pickled Eggs | This easy recipe will teach you how to make old fashioned pickled eggs with a quick brine seasoned with jalapeño, garlic and dill. No canning necessary. #pickled #eggs


  • 18 hard boiled eggs
  • 3 cups white vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups water
  • 1 tablespoons sugar
  • 2 tablespoons coarse salt
  • 1 jalapeño pepper, sliced
  • 68 springs fresh dill
  • 4 bay leaves
  • 1/2 large white onion, thinly sliced
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • 1  – 2 tablespoons pickling spice


  1. In a large saucepan, combine vinegar, water, sugar and salt. Heat over medium, stirring occasionally, until sugar and salt have dissolved. Remove from heat and allow mixture to cool completely.
  2. Distribute eggs and remaining ingredients between 2 quart-sized mason jars. Top with cooled brine and cover.
  3. Refrigerate for about 7 – 10 days before serving.


*Nutritional information includes brine and seasonings.

Keywords: easy, dairy free, pickled, spicy