Want something a little different to serve at your next barbecue? Try these Smoked BBQ Pickled Eggs! Really easy to make, and they taste phenomenal.
Smoked BBQ Pickled Eggs
Fire up your smoker and break out those eggs because we’re about to blow the minds of your resident egg-lovers. These eggs are grilled, chilled, peeled and then smoked before hitting a barbecue sauce + vinegar bath. Great on their own as a bar snack or as an appetizer at your next cookout. You need to try these, and soon!
Traeger Smoked BBQ Pickled Eggs shopping list
Wondering if you have to hit the store? Here’s the list of items you’ll need to make this recipe. For specific amounts, please refer to the printable recipe card at the bottom of the post.
- barbecue sauce
How to make Traeger Smoked BBQ Pickled Eggs
This is just the overview so you can see what you’re actually getting into here. When you are cooking, you’ll want to use the full recipe at the bottom of the page.
Preheat your grill to 325° and gently place the eggs on the grates. Grill for 30 minutes.
Put the grilled eggs into an ice bath and chill for 30 minutes, replacing the ice as necessary.
Reduce the heat on your pellet grill to 180-200°. Peel the eggs and place them on the smoker for 30-60 minutes. (Adjust according to how strongly you want the smoke flavor to come through.)
Combine the bbq sauce and vinegar. Add eggs to large mason jars. Don’t pack too tightly! Fill with the vinegar/bbq sauce mixture, cover, and place in the fridge.
Wait for 1-2 days before enjoying. Keep in the fridge for up to a week.
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Smoked BBQ Pickled Eggs FAQ
Store these in the fridge, covered, in the mason jars for up to a week.
You can use white vinegar for these pickled eggs if you’d like.
Your favorite bbq sauce is best for this. Whether you use a mild or spicy version, you can really customize this to your own tastes. You can even make your own, using my homemade barbecue sauce recipe here.
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1 hour 15 minutes
- 12 eggs
- 4 cups bbq sauce
- 1 cup apple cider vinegar
- hot sauce (optional)
- Preheat your pellet grill or smoker to 325°. Take room-temperature eggs and place them directly on the grill grates. Grill for 30 minutes.
- Remove the eggs from the grill and place them into an ice bath to chill. Chill for 30 minutes, replacing the ice as necessary.
- Reduce the heat on your grill to 180-200°. Peel the eggs and place them back on the smoker for 15-30 minutes. The longer you go, the more smoke flavor they will have.
- Take your BBQ sauce and vinegar and stir to combine. Place the eggs inside large glass mason jars. Don’t pack them too tight. You want to have enough room for the sauce to really get in there on all sides of the eggs.
- Fill the jars with your vinegar BBQ sauce, cover, and refrigerate for 1-2 days before eating.
- These are not shelf-stable or preserved and need to be kept in the refrigerator and consumed within a week.
- Depending on how tightly you pack your eggs, you may need more or less BBQ sauce + vinegar.
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Amount Per Serving:
Calories: 238Total Fat: 5gSaturated Fat: 2gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 3gCholesterol: 186mgSodium: 1039mgCarbohydrates: 39gFiber: 1gSugar: 32gProtein: 7g
Nutrition data provided here is only an estimate.