scotch eggs ( pigs in the hen house)

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By Nor Mac
from The Berkshire’s, MA

Sausage and an egg in one piece How can you go wrong? Coated in bread crumbs and fried. Serve warm or cold. It makes for a quick breakfast on the go. Serve as an interesting Brunch appetizer. Serve for breakfast with a side of toast. Keeps well in the fridge for up to a week. Microwave in the morning,and you have breakfast all set to go.

serves 8
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For scotch eggs ( pigs in the hen house)

  • 8
    eggs hard boiled and peeled
  • 1 lb
    sausage. i use jimmy dean regular
  • 1/4 c
  • 1/2 tsp
    sage, dried
  • 3/4 c
    bread crumbs
  • 2
    eggs beaten
  • 1/2 tsp
  • 1 dash
    black pepper
  • canola,or vegetable oil for frying.

How To Make scotch eggs ( pigs in the hen house)

  • 1
    Coat the hard boiled eggs with flour. Divide the sausage in to eight equal parts.
  • 2
    Pat the egg with one part of sausage surrounding the egg. Mix the bread crumbs with the sage,salt,and pepper.
  • 3
    Whisk the eggs in a bowl. Dip the sausage coated egg in to the whisked egg,and roll in the bread crumb mixture.
  • 4
    In a small fry pan large enough to hold 2 - 3 eggs. Pour some oil in. Enough so that it is about 2 inches deep. Heat the canola,or vegetable oil to about 360 degree's. Hot.
  • 5
    Fry the eggs and turn,and roll them. ladle oil over them to brown evenly. Cook for about 5 or more minutes. Drain on paper towel. Serve as is or with toast. You can also reheat these in the microwave. Cut them in half first before putting them in the microwave.