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Scotch Eggs


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  • 4 Medium Eggs - Hard Boiled and shelled
  • 8 thick sausages of your choice
  • 1/2 pack of sage and onion stuffing made up as per packet instructions
  • 2 slices of white or wholemeal bread made into fine breadcrumbs
  • Salt and pepper to season and any other spices you choose.
  • 25g Flour
  • 1 medium Egg


servings 4
Level of difficulty Easy
Preparation time 10mins
Cooking time 15mins
Cost Budget Friendly


Step 1

Skin sausages. Mix together with stuffing and divide into 4 equal portions

Step 2

Wrap sausagemeat mix around eggs and wrap in cling film. Chill for approximately 30 mins

Step 3

mix together breadcrumbs, salt and pepper and spices of your choice

Step 4

Preheat deep fat fryer

Step 5

Take eggs out of fridge and dip in flour then egg then breadcrumbs. Repeat a second time missing out the flour step.

Step 6

Fry scotch eggs two at a time for approx 15 mins or until sausagemeat is cooked and the eggs are a golden brown.

Step 7

Drain on kitchen paper and allow to cool slightly before serving

Great warm or cold as a snack or as part of a main course with salad and potato salad

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