Scotch Eggs With a Twist

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READY IN: 53mins
SERVES: 6
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • Finely dice a small onion and finely chop the leek, lightly fry in the olive oil until soft. Leave to cool.
  • Place one slice of white bread in food processor to make bread crumbs.
  • In a bowl add the mince, herbs, salt,pepper and cooled onion and leek mixture, breadcrumbs and beaten egg and mix together very well. If you want to check for seasoning fry a small piece and taste.
  • Shell eggs. Have prepared 3 separate plates, the beaten egg, breadcrumbs and one with some flour for your hands to keep them less sticky.
  • Divide mixture into 6, take one portion and slightly flatten in your floured hand, place the egg in the middle and form the mixture around to make a nice round, continue until all six eggs are done.
  • Dust in a little flour then put in beaten egg then breadcrumbs. When all are done place in the fridge for about 20 mins to firm up.
  • Heat cooking oil to about 1800c and deep fry for about 5-8 mins until a beautiful golden brown.
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