15 Yummy Scotch Egg Recipes for Quickly Weight Loss

11. Traditional Scotch Eggs

Scotch Egg Recipes - Traditional Scotch Eggs

Prep Time: 35 min;  Cooking Time: 35 min;  Total Time: 70 min;  Serves: 6


  • 6 eggs hard boiled
  • 300 g sausage
  • ½ cup chopped spring onions
  • 1 teaspoon finely chopped fresh thyme
  • Salt to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 2 whisked eggs
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • 1 cup cooking oil

How To Prepare

  1. In a large mixing bowl, add sausage, spring onions, thyme, parsley, salt, and pepper to taste.
  2. Using your hands, mix well to ensure even spread of the spices.
  3. Divide the mixture into six equal portions and flatten them into 5-inch circles.
  4. In a large plate, add flour. Season generously with black pepper.
  5. Dredge the boiled eggs in the flour.
  6. Place one egg into each of the sausage circles and wrap them with the sausage.
  7. Place a deep frying pan containing cooking oil on medium to high flame.
  8. Dip each sausage-wrapped egg in the beaten egg and roll carefully in breadcrumbs until the sausage is covered completely with the crumbs.
  9. Add one egg at a time to the hot oil and deep fry for 10 minutes or until the crumbs turn deep brown and sausage is completely cooked.
  10. Using a slotted spoon, transfer to a large plate lined with kitchen towels. Drain the excess oil, if any.

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