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Scotch eggs

Scotch eggs

Home made Scotch eggs are easier to make than you think and bound to be popular with the family.

Serves

10

Prep: 

10 mins

Cook: 

10 mins

Average: 4.2 (5 votes)

Ingredients

  • 10 medium British Lion eggs, hard boiled
  • Flour for coating
  • 1kg (approx. 2lb) sausage meat
  • 1 British Lion egg for coating
  • 4 tbsp milk for coating
  • 100g (4oz) toasted breadcrumbs

Method

  1. Shell eggs and roll in flour.
  2. Divide the sausage meat into 10 equal-sized portions and roll into circles.
  3. Mould each circle around an egg.
  4. For coating, beat together egg and milk and pass egg through this mixture, then through the breadcrumbs.
  5. Deep fry in hot oil for abut 7-8 minutes.
  6. Drain on kitchen paper.
  7. Serve hot with vegetables, or cold with a salad as a main meal.  Alternatively serve garnished with fresh watercress or parsley, as a snack.