picled egg question

Discussion in 'Canning' started by coyote1, Jan 17, 2015.

  1. I started some pickled eggs 2 weeks ago they now have what looks like slime on them are they safe to eat

    I used a 50/50 water and vinegar and they have been in the fridge the whole time thank you for any help you can give me
  2. tropics

    tropics Smoking Guru SMF Premier Member ★ Lifetime Premier ★

    That does not look good. What kind of sausage is in with it and did you follow any kind of recipe?
  3. it is home made Andouile sausage ,

    2 cups vinegar

    2 cups water

    2 Tbs. salt

    3 Tbs. sugar

    crushed chili  peppers

    onion powder

    garlic powder

    cider vinegar

    I think thats all I put in it
  4. daveomak

    daveomak Smoking Guru OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    I think 50/50 vinegar/water does not have enough acid...   personally I use straight vinegar and salt/sugar mix....  figuring the eggs will add water..    check for a government approved recipe and dilution ratio.....
  5. brekar

    brekar Smoke Blower

    If I was a betting man, I would wager a guess that the slime is the fat in the sausage dissolving due to the vinegar. I am not by any means an expert, since I have never pickled any eggs and sausage in the same container like that, but I always tend to use more of a 70% vinegar 30% water ration when I pickle eggs. Maybe there is to much water in your mixture. Have you tasted or smelled the mixture to see if it smells off/rancid etc?
  6. i have not smelled it yet
  7. i just tried one not bad
  8. just added some frank's red hot wing sauce to them I will try one in a few days
  9. brekar

    brekar Smoke Blower

    How are they with the addition of the hot sauce?
  10. tried one tonight it was good
  11. I like pickled eggs, not sure about slimy eggs  Let us know if your still OK in a couple days


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