January 18, 2017

Game Day Fried Deviled Eggs with Chow Chow Relish

The Big Game is almost here and I am excited to share this winning Game Day creation with y'all!
Fried Deviled Eggs with Chow Chow Relish are inspired by an appetizer I tried at a barbecue restaurant in Tennessee over Christmas. These simple deviled eggs are hand breaded then lightly fried and served with a sweet and tart homemade Southern Chow Chow Relish on the side. 
With the football season coming to a close, it’s time to start thinking about Big Game parties and inevitably, the recipes you will make and bring to yours! In preparation, I’ve teamed up with my football blogger friends in one final collaboration to bring you some brilliant Big Game recipe ideas. We’ve made appetizers, entrees, desserts and even drinks. 
Prepare to be inspired, and be sure to check out their links below! 

Ingredients: 

Makes 12 appetizers

For the Fried Deviled Eggs:
  • 12 deviled eggs {6 boiled eggs total} 
  • 1 cup flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 2 cups panko breadcrumbs
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • Canola oil, for frying
For the Chow Chow Relish: 
  • 2 green tomatoes, chopped
  • 1/2 head of green cabbage, chopped
  • 1 medium green pepper, diced
  • 1 medium red bell pepper, diced
  • 1 medium yellow onion, diced 
  • 2 cups distilled white vinegar
  • 2 cups sugar
  • 2 tbsp pickling spice
  • 1 tbsp salt

Directions:

For the Fried Deviled Eggs:
  1. Prepare deviled eggs. Check out my favorite recipe here.
  2. Heat oil in a heavy bottomed skillet {or a deep-fryer} to 350 degrees.
  3. Now make your breading station. In a medium bowl or pie plate, add flour and season with salt and pepper. 
  4. In another bowl, add the beaten eggs.
  5.  In a third bowl, add the 2 cups of panko breadcrumbs.
  6. Dip the eggs into the flour, then the egg and finally into the panko, shaking off an excess. 
  7. Gently put the eggs, a few at a time, into the hot oil. 
  8. Fry until golden brown. 
  9. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain. 
  10. Serve with Chow Chow Relish on the side.
For the Chow Chow Relish:
  1. In a large bowl add the diced veggies and the salt. Mix well.
  2.  Cover and refrigerate overnight or for at least 8 hours.
  3. Drain off the brine from the vegetables, pressing to squeeze out any excess. 
  4. In a large double boiler or pot bring the vinegar, sugar, and spices to a boil over medium heat. 
  5. Stir in the vegetable mixture and bring to boil. 
  6. Turn down to low and simmer gently for 30 minutes or until the vegetables change color and texture and turn into relish. 
  7. Store in a jar or covered bowl {you can drain some of the extra liquid} for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. 
Delicious served as a dip for crackers or bread and also on top of finger food
 like my Fried Deviled Eggs!
 Start with your veggies for the Chow Chow Relish. 
Peel, seed, and dice them all.
 In a large bowl add the diced veggies.
 Add the salt and mix well.
  Cover and refrigerate overnight or for at least 8 hours.
 Drain off the brine from the vegetables, pressing to squeeze out any excess. 
 
Now time to make the pickling liquid!
In a large double boiler bring the vinegar, sugar, and spices to a boil over medium heat.  
I used a tea strainer to hold my whole spices.
 Stir in the vegetable mixture and bring to boil. 
 Turn down to low and simmer gently for 30 minutes or until the 
vegetables change color and texture and turn into relish. 
 Store in a jar or covered bowl {you can drain some of the extra liquid} 
for up to 2 weeks in the refrigerator. 
Now for the eggs. Start with 12 deviled eggs. 
Any ol' recipe will do and don't worry about making them fancy- they are going to be fried!
Now make your breading station. 
In a medium bowl or pie plate, add flour and season with salt and pepper. 
In another bowl, add the beaten eggs.
 In a third bowl, add the 2 cups of panko breadcrumbs.
 Dip the eggs into the flour, then the egg and finally into the panko, shaking off any excess. 
 Gently put the eggs, a few at a time, into the hot oil. 
Fry until golden brown. Remove to a paper towel lined plate to drain. 
I was amazed these turned out so well and wowza they taste amazing...
especially with a spoonful of Chow Chow on top!
Serve this app on game day with Chow Chow Relish on the side and it's guaranteed to be a winner!


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Note: This post is in no way sponsored, endorsed or administered by the National Football League (NFL) or any of its teams. All opinions and views expressed on our blogs are our own, not that of the NFL and/or any of its 32 teams. Any team names, logos or other symbols referenced are properties of their respective organizations. We are just big fans — and we want to share our love for our teams, the game and the food that brings us all together on game day. 



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8 comments:

  1. My younger brother love eggs dishes and i think this will be good for him.

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  2. I love that the deviled eggs don't have to be "as perfect" since you're just coating and frying them anyway! WINNING.

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  3. I love a good, easy recipe like this!

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  4. Fried deviled eggs? Mind. Blown. I bet the chow chow relish adds just the right amount of acid to temper the richness.

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  5. I've never heard of fried deviled eggs. how creative!

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  6. These look so good! Deviled eggs are my favorite. This is a new way for me to try them!

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