Garlic Butter Shrimp Deviled Eggs

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Garlic Butter Shrimp Deviled Eggs

Yes, that’s right SWEETIES! Garlic Butter Shrimp Deviled Eggs are quite possibly the BEST version of deviled eggs you will ever encounter on the planet Earth. Maybe, just maybe in Heaven there will be a slightly better deviled egg recipe (wouldn’t that be funny!) but here on Earth THIS recipe is the best. Have I over sold it…maybe, you’ll have to be the judge on that. Try it for yourself and tell me if it isn’t the best.

What makes these Deviled Eggs so darned good? Well, it has shrimp cooked in butter and garlic blended into the cooked egg yolk with a food processor. Using the food processor gives the Deviled Egg filling an incredibly silky texture. The shrimp flavor permeates the rich egg yolk and the garlic that has softened while cooking in the butter becomes mild and almost sweet.

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There is one thing that could make this better…I think you know what it is…yeah, it’s BACON.  (Did you know I cure and smoke my own bacon? Here’s the recipe) Saute the shrimp in bacon fat and garnish the whole thing with shrimp and bacon. KILLER. I’ll show you that variation next time. Be patient with me sweeties. I’ll get that posted real soon, I know you’re eager to see it.

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Garlic Butter Shrimp Deviled Eggs

Demetra Overton
Prep Time 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 12


  • 6 large eggs
  • 6 tablespoons of butter
  • 10 ounces medium shrimp
  • 2 garlic cloves
  • salt
  • 2 tablespoons mayonnaise if needed
  • 1/2 teaspoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons chives


  • Hard boil your eggs. Place eggs in a pot and cover with cold water
  • Bring the water to a boil and cook for 8 minutes
  • Drain the water and cool the eggs in an ice water bath for at least 10 minutes.
  • Slice the garlic into pieces
  • While the eggs are cooking, cook the shrimp.
  • Melt the butter in a skillet over medium heat
  • Add the shrimp and garlic cook on medium for 3-4 minutes
  • Let the shrimp cool/ RESERVE 6 SHRIMP to use as a garnish
  • Peel the eggs, slice them in half and put the yolks into a food processor
  • Add the shrimp, butter and garlic and process until smooth
  • If the egg yolks aren't as creamy as you like them you may add the mayonnaise and process for a minute more
  • Fill the egg halves with the shrimp mixture. Cut reserved shrimp in half lengthwise. Garnish with shrimp halves, paprika and chives



4 Comments on Garlic Butter Shrimp Deviled Eggs

  1. Gina
    November 13, 2015 at 12:42 am (9 years ago)

    Sounds delicious!! Definitely have to give these a try.

    August 9, 2015 at 1:18 pm (9 years ago)

    Nice and easy. Shrimp in the paste is a great idea. 🙂

  3. Elle
    August 4, 2015 at 11:45 am (9 years ago)

    Ma’am, you have inspired me! These look so delicious!

    • Demetra Overton
      August 4, 2015 at 3:50 pm (9 years ago)

      That’s what I like to hear Elle!


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