The Scotch Egg

Dairy Free
Health score
7%
The Scotch Egg
45 min.
6
658kcal
8.95%sweetness
34.49%saltiness
3.85%sourness
3.37%bitterness
22.8%savoriness
100%fattiness
0%spiciness

Ingredients

  • large eggs 
  •  eggs beaten for the coating ( and used )
  • 16 oz pork sausage 
  • cup panko bread crumbs (or regular bread crumbs)
  • cups vegetable oil for frying

Equipment

  • paper towels
  • pot
  • kitchen timer

Directions

  1. Hard boil your eggs. To get perfectly hard boiled eggs, once the water is boiling, add your eggs and set your timer for 9 1/2 minutes. As soon as your timer goes off, remove the eggs and put them in a bath of cold water.
  2. Once your eggs are cooked and shells are removed, set up an assembly line with the beaten eggs, sausage meat and bread crumbs.
  3. Now you'll want to take about a 1/4 cup of the ground sausage, form a disk and begin to shape it around the hardboiled egg.
  4. Take the sausage-covered egg and dip it in the beaten egg.
  5. Roll the sausage-covered egg in the bread crumbs until it is generously coated.
  6. The final step is to fry those eggs up! Once all of your eggs are coated in the bread crumbs, heat up your oil over medium high heat. You'll know your oil is at the right temperature when you drop a few bread crumbs in the pot and it begins to sizzle. Take care not to add the eggs to the oil to early - if the oil isn't hot enough it will just saturate the bread crumbs and it won't be as tasty.
  7. Drop two eggs at a time in the hot oil and cook them until very golden brown, about 6-7 minutes. Make sure you give the eggs enough time in the oil so the sausage fully cooks.
  8. Remove the fried eggs from the oil and place on a plate with paper towels to remove the excess oil.
  9. Cut the eggs in half or quarters and serve while hot.

Nutrition Facts

Calories658kcal
Protein13.57%
Fat77.36%
Carbs9.07%

Properties

Glycemic Index
4.67
Glycemic Load
0
Inflammation Score
-4
Nutrition Score
16.925652173913%

Taste

Sweetness:
8.95%
Saltiness:
34.49%
Sourness:
3.85%
Bitterness:
3.37%
Savoriness:
22.8%
Fattiness:
100%
Spiciness:
0%

Nutrients percent of daily need

Calories:658.24kcal
32.91%
Fat:56.33g
86.67%
Saturated Fat:13.35g
83.42%
Carbohydrates:14.86g
4.95%
Net Carbohydrates:13.96g
5.08%
Sugar:1.48g
1.64%
Cholesterol:294.99mg
98.33%
Sodium:719.03mg
31.26%
Protein:22.23g
44.45%
Vitamin K:55.27µg
52.64%
Selenium:24.89µg
35.56%
Vitamin B1:0.43mg
28.48%
Vitamin B2:0.47mg
27.55%
Phosphorus:263.1mg
26.31%
Vitamin B3:4.93mg
24.65%
Vitamin B12:1.29µg
21.47%
Vitamin E:3.22mg
21.44%
Zinc:2.76mg
18.43%
Vitamin B6:0.37mg
18.27%
Iron:2.94mg
16.35%
Vitamin B5:1.61mg
16.09%
Vitamin D:2.28µg
15.17%
Folate:52.55µg
13.14%
Manganese:0.21mg
10.28%
Potassium:315.92mg
9.03%
Vitamin A:405.9IU
8.12%
Calcium:79.62mg
7.96%
Copper:0.15mg
7.37%
Magnesium:26.94mg
6.74%
Fiber:0.9g
3.6%
Source:Foodista