Scottish thistle image

Scottish Crafts and Gifts


Scotch Egg Recipe

All recipes are FREE, however, donations towards the upkeep of Scottish Crafts & Gifts are much appreciated. Please click below to make a donation.

Scotch Egg Recipe from http://www.scottishcraftsandgifts.co.uk/

Ingredients

1lb sausage meat

5 hard boiled eggs, with shells removed

1 large raw egg

3oz approx of dry breadcrumbs

Pinch of mace, salt, freshly ground pepper

Small quantity of flour

1 tablespoon water

Method

1. Dust the hard boiled eggs in a little flour 

2. Mix the mace, salt and pepper with the sausage meat and divide into five equal portions

3. Place on a floured surface. Wrap/mould the sausage meat round the egg, making sure there are no gaps

4. Beat the egg and water together and coat the meat-covered egg with this and then breadcrumbs (you may have to press the crumbs onto the meat) 
5. Deep fry in hot oil (360F/185C) taking care as you put the eggs into the oil 

6. Cook for about 5/6 minutes. If you don't have a deep fat fryer, they can be cooked in oil in a frying pan, turning frequently to ensure the meat is fully cooked

7. Drain and serve hot or allow to cool and keep in a refrigerator for a cold snack later

--------------------------------------------------------------------------------
Contributions to this page are more than welcome - please send us your inclusions for approval. 
You may copy this article and place it on your own website, as long as you do not change it and include this resource box including the live link to www.scottishcraftsandgifts.co.uk  Copyright © Scottish Crafts & Gifts
--------------------------------------------------------------------------------


Scottish thistle image
Scottish Crafts and Gifts©. All rights reserved

Web Analytics