Chipotle-Lime Deviled Eggs
I’ve made a lot of variations on deviled eggs, but these Chipotle-Lime Deviled Eggs are one of my favorites!
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There must be thousands of yellow foods in the world, but one of my favorite yellow foods has to be deviled eggs. Have you ever made a bad batch of deviled eggs? I know I haven’t, but this particular version of Chipotle-Lime Deviled Eggs is definitely destined to be one of my deviled eggs greatest hits.
These deviled eggs were so good, I ate the ones in the photo before the pictures had even loaded into my computer and every food photographer worth the salt on her deviled eggs knows you check the photos before you eat up all the food! I just couldn’t help myself.
What ingredients do you need?
- plain yogurt or Greek yogurt (or use all mayo if you prefer
- fresh-squeezed lime juice
- yellow mustard, not Dijon
- ground Chipotle chile peppers
- green onions
How many deviled eggs does this recipe make?
This recipe makes 12 deviled egg halves, or 6 servings if you eat two halves, but it can easily be double or tripled if you want to make deviled eggs for a crowd; enjoy!
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Chipotle-Lime Deviled Eggs
These Chipotle-Lime Deviled Eggs are one of my favorites!
- 6 eggs (preferably about a week old)
- 2 T mayo
- 2 T plain yogurt or Greek yogurt (see notes)
- 2 T fresh lime juice
- 1 T yellow mustard (not Dijon)
- 1/4 tsp. ground Chipotle chile peppers (see notes)
- 1/2 tsp. salt (see notes)
- 2 green onions, green part only, finely chopped
- First, make perfect hard-boiled eggs.
- Let eggs cool, then peel and cut in half crosswise.
- While eggs are cooling, slice green onions, and finely chop with chef’s knife.
- When eggs are quite cool, carefully remove yolks and put into small bowl.
- Mash yolks well with a fork.
- Mix together lime juice and Chipotle chile powder (I used Penzeys). (If you don’t do this, you’ll have large flecks of chile powder in the deviled yolk mixture. The chile powder won’t dissolve completely, but adding it to the lime juice does make it blend in better.)
- Add lime-Chipotle mixture to mashed yolks, then stir in mayo, mustard, plain yogurt, salt (I used Vege-Sal), and half the chopped green onions.
- Taste for seasoning to see if you want more mustard, Chipotle chile powder, or salt.
- Stir until mixture is well combined.
- Arrange eggs white halves on serving plate.
- Use a rubber scraper to scoop yolk mixture into a small plastic bag. Cut a small piece off one corner of the bag and squeeze from the top to force the yolk mixture out the hole, into the egg halves. (This can also be done with a spoon or a cake decorating tool.)
- When all egg white shells are filled with deviled yolk mixture, sprinkle with remaining chopped green onions.
- Serve immediately.
Use all mayo and skip the Greek yogurt if you prefer. Use any spicy Chili Powder you prefer, or substitute sharp paprika for a slightly different twist. I used Vege-Sal (affiliate link) for this recipe. Recipe created by Kalyn.
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 132Total Fat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gUnsaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 190mgSodium: 337mgCarbohydrates: 4gFiber: 0gSugar: 2gProtein: 10g
Nutrition information is automatically calculated by the Recipe Plug-In I am using. I am not a nutritionist and cannot guarantee 100% accuracy, since many variables affect those calculations.
Low-Carb Diet / Low-Glycemic Diet / South Beach Diet Suggestions:
This recipe is perfect for any phase of the South Beach Diet, or any low-carb eating plan. I love to eat deviled eggs for lunch, served with something like Wanna-Be Greek Salad or Spinach Salad with Marinated Garbanzo and Feta.
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This recipe was first posted in 2008 for an event sponsored by Barbara from Winos and Foodies for Livestrong Day, an event to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. It is dedicated to the memory of Barbara, who was a beloved member of the food blogging community. It was last updated with more information in 2021.
40 Comments on “Chipotle-Lime Deviled Eggs”
Those look awesome!
Laura, me too! I am a bit of a salt love myself, but these are pretty flavorful so I bet they are still good.
By request, I'm making these for Memorial Day this year. I got everything all ready to go and packed up, and realized I completely forgot the salt!! How could I have done that?
Here's hoping everything else in your fab recipe can overcome my absent-mindedness, Kaylyn!
So glad you enjoyed them!
These are so, so good. Thank you, Kalyn.
Kimmie, you're welcome and wishing you good luck with the diet.
Those look so yummy it isn't even funny. I've been stalking around your blog reading up on recipes and getting ideas. I convinced half of the people I know to start SB tomorrow. Thanks for having such a fab resource up for us to use!
I have never cooked with chipotle, nor do I have any on me. I've had it at Subway on a sandwich before though, lol.
Since I am making this today I thik I will just use paprika instead.
I'll let you know how it turns out. Thanks for the recipe! I was craving deviled eggs and knew your blog must have a recipe on here and I was right.
BurchCo, so glad you liked them. Hmm, now I'm thinking of making some myself.
Just whipped up a batch of these. Yum, yum, and yum! I can see why you ate them before the photo was even off your camera. They really are delicious. I especially like the tang. I usually have to add white vinegar on top of the yellow mustard to get them as tangy as I like, but that lime juice worked beautifully to bring out that flavor! Thanks for the recipe. Definitely a keeper.
I will try it out
They look fab will let you know how it goes.
I’m sure the chipotle peppers will work, but I’d be careful to dice them as finely as possible so the chipotle flavor gets spread throughout the mixture. (And of course you know to use them sparingly!)
Those eggs look fantastic I think I will make them this week Planning on use chipotle peppers instead of the powder what do you think?
Thewe do sound devilishly good Kalyn and perfect for the LiveSytong event. You even have the bracelet in your photo. Good for you for supporting such a great cause:D
YUM! These sound so delicious!
this sounds great I can’t wait to try it!!
The devilled eggs sound great. I really like the way you snuck that LiveSTRONG bracelet in the photo – very clever.
I also participated in this event but no bracelet in my photo 🙁
Those are some lovely-looking stuffed eggs you got there, Kalyn. Beautiful!
Ate them before you got the pictures up, aah, the devil made you do it! Think I would have done the same too, they look scrumptious.
I love that little tanggy taste and heat to cut the richness in yolk. What a great idea!