Umami Deviled Eggs | This favorite picnic recipe gets its unique flavor from umami marinade, creating a twist on a family classic. The eggs are great as an appetizer on game day, a Mother’s Day brunch surprise, or a tasty side dish recipe for barbecue season! Serve deviled eggs with a side salad for a light lunch on a weekday. Kids can help out in the kitchen by measuring and stirring the easy marinade, whipping up the delicious creamy filling with a fork, or sprinkling the garnish.
For Marinated Eggs 1 cup water 1 cup Kikkoman® Soy Sauce ½ cup Kikkoman® Kotteri Mirin® 2 tablespoons cane sugar ½ cup chopped green onion 1 tablespoon minced garlic ½ teaspoon red pepper flakes 8 peeledhard-boiledeggs
In a saucepan, combine water, soy sauce, mirin, sugar, green onion, garlic, and red pepper flakes and bring to a simmer over medium heat. Reduce heat to low and continue to simmer for 5 minutes. Turn heat off and cool mixture to room temperature.
Place hard-boiled eggs in soy sauce marinade and cover. Refrigerate for 2-4 hours. Marinate for 2 hours if you prefer your food to taste lighter on salt.
Remove eggs from marinade and slice in half lengthwise. Scoop out yolks and add to a mixing bowl, then mash them into a fine paste with a fork. Add mayonnaise, Dijon mustard and dill. Stir well to combine. Spoon or pipe mixture into center of eggs and top with paprika and chives. Refrigerate until serving.