How to make it

  • Baked Scotch Eggs / first set of listed ingredients
  • Prep Time 15 minutes
  • Cook Time 35 minutes
  • Heat oven to 400°F.
  • In large bowl, mix pork sausage, onion and salt.
  • Shape mixture into 4 equal patties.
  • Roll each hard-cooked egg in flour to coat; place on sausage patty and shape sausage around egg.
  • Dip each into beaten egg; coat with bread crumbs to cover completely.
  • Place on ungreased cookie sheet. I use a cookie cooling rack in the bottom of the pan so they are not laying in the grease.
  • Bake 35 minutes or until sausage is thoroughly cooked and no longer pink near egg.
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  • Slimming World Syn-Free Scotch Eggs / 2nd set of listed ingredents
  • (serves 4)
  • Pre-heat oven to 200°C/180°C Fan/Gas 6
  • Put 4 eggs into a pan of cold water and bring to the boil. Turn heat off and leave in pan with lid on for 3 minutes.
  • Plunge eggs into cold water and leave until later.
  • Mix pork mince with chopped parsley, chopped onion, dried mixed herbs, garlic and salt and pepper.
  • Divide pork mixture into 4.
  • Peel boiled eggs.
  • Flatten a portion of pork mixture in one hand (or you can roll this out between clingfilm) , and with the other hand, place the egg into the pork mixture and wrap the mince around until it’s fully encased.
  • Repeat for remaining eggs.
  • Blitz bread in a food processor until it becomes breadcrumbs, and transfer to a shallow dish.
  • Beat 2 eggs.
  • Line baking tray with grease proof paper and spray with a little Frylight/spray oil. ( or again do as I do with the cooling stands)
  • Dip eggs, now covered in pork mince, in beaten eggs, then breadcrumbs, until fully coated and place on tray.
  • Repeat until all eggs are coated.
  • Bake for 25 minutes or until lightly golden.
  • Syns:
  • If you count the brown breadcrumbs as your HexB, then this is completely syn-free. In fact, I only needed 1/2 slice bread per egg (this was thick Hovis wholemeal bread).
  • Result:
  • Wow! This was pretty ruddy lovely! I made 2 eggs for my eldest without onion, and 2 with, and both versions were lovely. I can’t recommend this enough!
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  • How do you make a runny Scotch egg?
  • Place the eggs in a pot, then cover with 1 inch salted water. Bring to a boil over high heat; as soon as it is boiling, cover the pot and remove from heat. Allow to sit for 4 minutes in the hot water, then carefully transfer to a bowl of ice water. Allow to cool, about 5 minutes.
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  • How long do you deep fry Scotch eggs?
  • Carefully place each scotch egg into the hot oil and deep-fry for 8-10 minutes, until golden and crisp and the sausage meat is completely cooked. Carefully remove from the oil with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
  • When deep frying egg use fresh bread crumbs instead of crispy crumbs.
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  • How many calories are in a Scotch egg?
  • Served cold, this British treat isn't low in calories or fat. Calories. A Scotch egg is typically made using a single large egg. Each Scotch egg has about 300 calories, according to the CalorieKing website.
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  • How do you make bread crumbs?
  • Directions
  • Preheat oven to 250 degrees F (120 degrees C).
  • Using tongs, place bread slices directly on oven racks. Leave in oven until hard and golden brown, about 30 minutes; darker if you prefer. ...
  • Crumble slices into a large bowl until reduced to fine crumbs, or place in bowl of food processor and process until fine.
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