How To Make The Best Scotch Egg

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Best Scotch Egg Recipe

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword Egg Recipes
Prep Time 3 hours 20 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 585kcal
Cost $5-20


  • 5 pcs Hard-boiled eggs shell removed
  • 1 pc Egg beaten
  • 1 lbs Ground pork
  • 1 1/2 tsp Garlic powder
  • 1 tsp Salt
  • 1/2 tsp Ground black pepper
  • 1 tsp Sugar
  • 1 tsp Sherry
  • 1 tsp Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 tbsp Flour
  • 3/4 cup Breadcrumbs
  • 4 cups Cooking oil


  • In a bowl, put pork and season with salt and pepper.
  • Add sugar, garlic powder, sherry and flour.
  • Then pour-in Worcestershire sauce. Mix well.
  • Scoop 2-3 tablespoon of the pork mixture and form a ball. Then flatten it into an oval-shaped pattie.
  • Then wrap the boiled egg with the pork mixture pattie.
  • Dip into the beaten egg, followed by the breadcrumbs. Roll in the egg and breadcrumbs again for a really good coating. Set aside.
  • Heat the oil in a deep pan or deep fat fryer.
  • Fry the wrapped egg until it turns golden brown.
  • Then remove with a slotted spoon and drain on kitchen paper.
  • Cool the Scotch eggs slightly, then arrange on a plate.


Calories: 585kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 23g | Fat: 44g | Saturated Fat: 12g | Cholesterol: 87mg | Sodium: 825mg | Potassium: 391mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 3g | Vitamin C: 1mg | Calcium: 53mg | Iron: 2mg
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