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Scotch Eggs/Egg Chops

Serves 4



12oz/350g beef, chicken or lamb; minced*

5 eggs, 1 beaten

4oz/125g breadcrumbs, dried

2 medium onions, peeled and finely chopped

1-2 green chilies, finely chopped (more if you want your eggs spicier)

½ teaspoon ginger paste

½ teaspoon garlic paste

Some chopped coriander/dania

½ teaspoon garam masala powder

½ teaspoon cumin powder

½ teaspoon lemon juice

Vegetable oil for frying

Salt to taste



1 tablespoon flour

Chilli powder to taste


* Marinate your mincemeat 3 to 4 hours before cooking or overnight


Step 1: Boil the eggs until hard (approximately 10 -15 minutes). When cool, remove the shells.

Step 2: In a bowl, add the meat, chopped onion, coriander, garlic, ginger, garam masala, chillies, salt, lemon juice and 1 teaspoon of breadcrumbs. Mix thoroughly using your hands.

Step 3 (optional): Add salt and pepper to the flour.

Step 4 (optional): Coat the eggs with the seasoned flour.

Step 5: Completely cover the eggs with a layer of marinated mincemeat. Keep your hands damp to mould the mincemeat around the eggs.

Step 6: Dip each piece in the beaten egg, one at a time.

Step 7: And then roll them in the breadcrumbs individually.

Step 8: Heat the oil with the dial set to medium heat and deep-fry until the meat turns a golden brown.

Step 9:  Place the eggs on a kitchen towel to absorb the excess oil.

Step 10: Serve hot and enjoy.

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