Howto make Baked Scotch Eggs

How to Make Scotch Eggs is both simple and it makes a great side dish for breakfast or any other part of the day. They can be a great picnic treat or a party snack. The classic scotch eggs are deep fried but toasting them makes them a bit healthier and they really are delicious.

Baked Scotch Eggs

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Makes 4 servings
4 eggs
1 pound (450g) good quality sausage meat, casing removed
1/2 tsp (2g) nutmeg
1 tsp (5g) mustard
1/4 cup (14g) parsley
1/2 cup (14g) chives
Salt and freshly ground black pepper
For coating
2 eggs, beaten
Bread crumbs or crushed cornflakes

1. Put the eggs into a medium pan, cover with cold water and bring to the boil. Boil for 4 minutes, then transfer to a bowl of ice cold water. Peel them when cooled.

2. In a medium bowl combine sausage meat with nutmeg, mustard, parsley, chives, salt and pepper. Divide the mixture into four parts.

3. Take one piece of sausage mixture, form a ball and flatten into a patty. Roll the egg in flour and shape the sausage patty around egg. Repeat this step with the rest of the eggs.

4. Preheat oven to 400F (200C).

5. Roll each wrapped egg into flour, then dip into beaten eggs and coat with either breadcrumbs or crushed cornflakes.

6. Place on ungreased baking sheet and bake for 35 minutes until sausage is completely cooked.

7. Rest for 5 minutes before serving.


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