Scotch Eggs Recipe

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Scotch Eggs

Jana Dunkle


I got this recipe from Bon Appetite magazine, My husband and I tried it and now its one of our favorite Breakfast dinners.

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15 Min


Deep Fry


6 large
1 c
all-purpose flour
1 c
finely crushed corn flakes
1 pkg
vegetable oil (for frying)
salt and pepper

Directions Step-By-Step

Place 4 eggs in a small saucepan; add cold water to cover. Bring to a boil; remove from heat, cover, and let stand for 3 minutes. Carefully drain, then fill pan with ice water to cool eggs. Gently crack shells and carefully peel under cold running water. Place eggs in a bowl of cold water; cover and chill until cold.
Place flour in a wide shallow bowl and crushed corn flakes in another wide shallow bowl. Divide sausage into 4 equal portions. Pat 1 portion of sausage into a thin patty over the length of your palm. Lay 1 soft-boiled egg on top of sausage and wrap sausage around egg, sealing to completely enclose. Repeat with remaining sausage and eggs.
Whisk remaining 2 eggs in a medium bowl to blend. Working gently with 1 sausage-wrapped egg at a time, dip eggs into flour, shaking off excess, then coat in egg wash. Roll in corn flakes to coat.
Pour in oil to a depth of 2” and heat over medium heat to 375°. Fry eggs, turning occasionally and maintaining oil temperature of 350°, until sausage is cooked through and breading is golden brown and crisp, 5–6 minutes. Use a slotted spoon to transfer eggs to paper towels to drain. Season lightly with salt and pepper.

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Eggs, Meat Breakfast
Hashtags: #eggs, #sasuage