Oh yum! Bake at Gas Mk 6 (200 C) for about 25 minutes, or the top is until golden brown. Apparently scotch eggs are as Scottish as I’m Martian. Make four to five portions out of it. For a meal, you could make two scotch eggs per person, to be served with a side salad. If you like the yolk cooked further, boil your egg for an extra couple of minutes. Using your hands, flatten it out to a long oval shape (roughly equal to the size of the egg in height and slightly longer than the circumference of the egg in width - see picture and video in post). This looks so yum! And they taste even better! At first I thought I will never be able to make them, but then I saw the step by step photos! This is especially helpful when you are breading the scotch eggs. A quick google search will tell you that a London department store called Fortnum & Mason invented scotch eggs in 1738, for posh/affluent coach travelers as a portable snack. Now I know what I am mailing for breakfast on Saturday. Hope that helps! I love baking, and I love cooking. It’s sort of like the British version of hash browns (though not as crispy). – Keep them in very cold running water or an ice bath (immediately after cooking), until they are cold enough to handle. I love using crushed cornflakes instead of regular breadcrumbs. Thanks. New! Cheesy Potato & Bacon Scotch Eggs  (Breakfast Scotch Eggs), something like cheddar, mozzarella, pepper jack or provolone, soft-boiled for 5 ½ - 6 minutes, peeled and cooled, alternatively, 2 cups of Panko crumbs can be used as well. Originally scotch eggs came to be as a traveler’s snack, although that origin story is steeped in some mystery. They are my favourite food to take to a picnic. I added cheese for some extra gooey, cheesy goodness and then bacon because… well, we all know why! Place the egg in the middle and gather the ends of the plastic wrap so that the egg is enclosed with the filling. I’m going to have to make it soon! If you like a very runny egg yolk, then you need to softboil your eggs. I was born in Sri Lanka, grew up in New Zealand and lived in Australia, and then the US, before moving to Canada in 2019! To cut calories, Air Fry at 400°F for 15 minutes, turning once at about 7 minutes, until golden brown. Your scotch eggs look perfect! All the good things coming together. Get my curated collection of the Top 10 Flavor Bender recipes! You may need to press the cornflakes into the coating for them to stick. Would LOVE to see it . Melt the butter, add the flour and cook for 1 minute. Return to the boil, stirring, and cook for 1 minute. Would you believe I have never had scotch eggs? A warm, comforting breakfast/brunch like these Cheesy Potato & Bacon Scotch Eggs (Breakfast Scotch Eggs) is the perfect start to those colder days that are just around the corner.. Set aside until needed (you can use Panko crumbs instead too). . I’m getting hungry looking at this delicious presentation! Place the cooked egg in the middle, gather up the ends of the plastic wrap and wrap the filling around the egg as shown below. My guests love these! Bubble and squeak!! Arrange the potatoes, eggs, onion and bacon in layers in an ovenproof dish. A warm, comforting breakfast/brunch like these Cheesy Potato & Bacon Scotch Eggs  (Breakfast Scotch Eggs) is the perfect start to those colder days that are just around the corner. Enjoy! I agree to email updates from The Flavor Bender. I’m one of those annoying customers who would send their poached eggs back (accompanied by an apology) if they are even slightly overcooked. If you liked this cheesy potato and bacon scotch eggs (breakfast scotch eggs) recipe, don’t forget to subscribe for new (and free) recipes and updates by entering your email address below or in the box on the side-bar (and get all these recipes delivered straight to your inbox), so you don’t miss out on a thing. Repeat with all the eggs. I love seeing what you’ve made! Remove from the heat, gradually stir in the stock and the milk. The Scotch eggs should sizzle when you put them into the oil and should turn a golden brown in a few minutes. Crush the cornflakes into crumbs. Learn how your comment data is processed. With this cheese potato and bacon scotch eggs recipe, you don’t need to worry about that because the filling is already cooked through. Pour the sauce over the ingredients in the ovenproof dish. These are so damn awesome! I do something similar with duck confit and scotch eggs – so long as it’s got a runny yolk you simply can’t go wrong Here’s how I do it – http://www.timedeating.co.uk/british-dinner-party. Pinning to try them!!! Can’t wait to try them this weekend. such pretty photos, too! I love these. Looking for more recipes?Sign up for my free recipe newsletter to get new recipes in your inbox each week! You can use panko crumbs instead too and it will still be really crispy. – I start peeling a small strip from the bottom (rounder part) to the top (pointed end) on one side, and then peel the rest of it, moving in one direction. i have yet to deep fry anything in my kitchen, but this recipe might change that!!! This filling makes enough for 4 eggs, with a generous filling wrapped around it. Disclaimer: The Flavor Bender is a participant in the Amazon Services LLC Associates Program, an affiliate advertising program. Place a piece of plastic wrap on your table and then a ¼ (or 1/5th, if you want to make 5 eggs with a thinner filling) of the filling on it. You only need to fry the scotch eggs until the coating is nice and crispy and the scotch egg is warmed through – only about 1 – 2 minutes! Pinning! Submit your question or recipe review here. Perfectly cooked!!! Leave this in the fridge for at least one hour, or overnight, for the scotch egg to hold it’s shape. With time they moved down the social ranks and have now become very popular in Britain. It’s a simple meal packed with nutrition! Perfectly cooked eggs with a rich, golden yolk and then wrapped in a potato, bacon and cheese filling that’s deliciously seasoned with spices and herbs, then breaded and fried, are as close to breakfast heaven … What a creative idea! They really look yummy! Your tips and step-by-step make this look pretty simple though, so I may have to give it a go! ), you couldn’t possibly resist a perfectly cooked egg wrapped in all this deliciousness and then breaded and fried, could you? Great twist on those scotch eggs. Thank you for sharing! Add salt, pepper and lemon to taste. I really do take my eggs seriously. WOW! It si perfect for Easter or any other party. How could one say no to combining two awesome dishes like scotch eggs and bubble and squeak! HOT DIGGITY! Like I said, I’m sure you have your own way, so feel free to use whatever trick that works for you. This is what works for me. Thank you Thanks! They look amazing. – I use slightly older eggs, because they pull away from the shell a little more readily than really new ones. No like totally never! It definitely adds a lovely crispy coating to these scotch eggs. Bring a pot of water to boil. Yet another theory argues that scotch eggs came to Britain from Africa, by way of France. Hi Tatjana! I would love to make it. It can be stretched out to make for 5, with a thinner filling wrapped around it. Definitely share a picture next time you make them. Make sure the egg is covered evenly and smoothly with the filling. That’s another nod to the anglophile in me. Serve warm with sweet chili sauce and a salad. YAAAY! Thank you so much Monica! Breakfast heaven indeed! How freaking fantastic does that sound? These scotch eggs are the kind of thing that makes me LOVE what I do! I love hearing from you! Member recipes are not tested in the GoodFood kitchen. I made these for a Father’s Day brunch and they came out sooo good!! Unlike traditional scotch eggs that have a relatively hard wrapping made out of sausage meat, these ones have a soft filling encasing that beautiful, rich, golden egg yolk that’s just set around the edges and runny in the middle. This will make it easier to peel as well. I cooked them yesterday, my husband and me loved them, soooo nice, and such a far cry from traditional boring uk scotch eggs! I usually go for 4 eggs, because 1 scotch egg with a side salad makes a very filling brunch for me. Make sure to spread the filling evenly and smoothly around the egg using the plastic wrap. Traditionally, a scotch egg is a hardboiled egg, wrapped in seasoned sausage meat and then breaded and fried. – Crack the egg all over, and peel it under a slow stream of cold water, letting the water get under the shell and loosen it up. Peel the chilled eggs and place them on a paper towel and pat them dry. Thanks! oh my god those look good. How long you fry them? Place the boiled potatoes in a bowl and mash them up with a fork. STEP 2. They look so good! This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. So much so that he often requests this on weekends. Remove from the heat, gradually stir in the stock and the milk. You can find me on FACEBOOK, TWITTER, INSTAGRAM, PINTEREST and GOOGLE-PLUS too. If you use regular bread crumbs that are really fine, I recommend a double coating, as a thicker shell/extra breading will be better. Find me sharing more inspiration on Pinterest and Instagram. Flatten it out to a long oval shape. Remove from the heat, season as required and add 4oz of the cheese, stirring to mix.