• Can be eaten hot or cold as a savoury snack.
•“Scotch” comes from the term scotched referring to the preparation method of coating something with breadcrumbs and frying it.
The scotch egg is a British dish consisting of a shelled, hard-boiled egg that is wrapped in sausage or minced meat. The egg is then covered in breadcrumbs and deep-fried or baked until crispy.
They can be eaten hot or cold as a savoury snack.
The name “Scotch” comes from the term scotched referring to the preparation method of coating something with breadcrumbs and frying it.
- ½ Liter of Vegetable Oil
- 4 eggs
- Ground Pork sausages/ minced meat
- 1 cup all-purpose flour
- 2 eggs, beaten
Pre-heat the oven to 175 degrees Celsius or heat oil in a deep-fryer to 190 degrees Celsius.
Place 4 eggs in a sufuria with water and bring to boil. Cover and let them sit for 10-12 minutes. Remove from hot water, cool, and peel.
In a bowl, beat the other 4 eggs. Flatten the ground sausage/ minced meat patty to surround the boiled eggs.
Very lightly, flour the patty and coat it with the beaten egg.
Deep-fry until golden brown, ensuring each side is well cooked.
Bake in the preheated oven for 10 minutes
Cut in half to cool down and serve on a bed of lettuce and sliced tomatoes for garnish. Add mustard or mayonnaise if desired.
Then serve hot or cold with a cold drink or beverage.