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Deep Fried Scotch Eggs

Deep Fried Scotch Eggs
Written by Bobthefoodie

Deep Fried Scotch Eggs are so simple to make, look impressive and taste amazing. They contain only a few ingredients but when combined make a British dish that is both filling and tasty. The addition of the chives and flat leaf parsley make it perfect. Serve as a main dish, starter, snack and ideal as a picnic treat. I have included sausage meat in this recipe but as I also use my favourite sausages and remove them from their skins.

Deep Fried Scotch Eggs

Deep Fried Scotch Eggs

Superb soft eggs in crunchy breadcrumb.
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Course: Appetizer, Main Dish, Snacks
Cuisine: British
Keyword: Bread, Deep Fry, Eggs
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 6 minutes
Total Time: 16 minutes
Servings: 6 People
Calories: 335kcal

Ingredients
 

Instructions

  • Bring a pan of water to the boil and lower the 6 eggs in.
  • Boil for 4 minutes and then transfer to a bowl of cold water to cool off. When cold carefully peel. The eggs will still have a runny yolk.
  • Finely chop the chives and parsley and add to the sausage meat with the mustard and thoroughly combine.
  • Divide sausage into 6 equal portions.
  • Turn on the deep fat fryer and heat up to 150 C.
  • On a lightly breadcrumb-sprinkled surface, pat out each portion to about .25cm (1/8 in) thickness.
  • Wrap portions completely around each of the hard boiled eggs, pressing edges together to seal in a nice ball shape.
  • Dip the sausage-coated eggs into the beaten egg, then carefully roll in breadcrumbs.
  • Repeat the process of rolling in the beaten egg and breadcrumbs.
  • When they are all ready, its time for frying.
  • Carefully lower the eggs into the fryer and cook for about 4 minutes turning regularly.
  • When lovely and golden brown, remove and place n kitchen paper to drain.

Nutrition

Calories: 335kcal | Carbohydrates: 9g | Protein: 19g | Fat: 24g | Saturated Fat: 8g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 4g | Monounsaturated Fat: 10g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 265mg | Sodium: 604mg | Potassium: 297mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 780IU | Vitamin C: 7mg | Calcium: 67mg | Iron: 3mg

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