Scotch Eggs

These Scotch Eggs are an old favourite and also a hit with company.

Scotch Eggs

Scotch Eggs are an old favourite and always a crowd pleaser too. This recipe for Scotch Eggs is perfect if you are expecting company or if you simply want to keep the eggs in the fridge for snacks on the run.

Serves: Eight

Time: Five minutes


  • 8 eggs, hard boiled and peeled
  • 700g low fat sausage mince
  • 3/4 cup plain flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • 1 cup breadcrumbs
  • oil, for deep frying


Lightly dust eggs with flour. Divide sausage meat into eight equal portions and press around the eggs. Dust sausage-wrapped eggs into flour, dip into beaten egg and roll into crumbs. Heat oil to 180°C and fry scotch eggs for five minutes or until sausage meat is cooked and crumbs are browned. Lay on a paper towel to drain excess oil.

Recipe published with the kind permission from Australian Eggs.


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