Bacon Scotch Eggs, By: Jill

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By: Jill, Delectable Cooking


* 6 eggs
* ¾ lb bacon
* Flour
* 1 egg, well beaten
* Bread crumbs
* Salt, pepper, dried herbs (oregano, basil, thyme)
* Oil for deep frying
* Whole grain honey mustard for garnish


* Put 6 eggs into small pot and cover with cool water.

* Bring water to a boil for 3 minutes.

* Remove from heat and add ice to the water. As ice melts, add more until eggs have cooled completely.

* Meanwhile, grind or very finely chop bacon. Keep chilled until ready to use.

* Peel eggs and dry with a paper towel.

* Heat oil to 365°.

* Create “standard breading station”, 3 plates or bowls with separately seasoned flour, beaten egg, and seasoned breadcrumbs.

* Dredge egg in flour, gently tapping off any excess.

* Gently form ¼ inch layer of bacon around egg.

* Dredge in flour again, then pass through egg, and then through bread crumbs.

* Deep fry until golden brown and crisp.

* Remove to baking cooling rack over paper towel lined pan.

* Cut in half or quarters. Drizzle with whole grain honey mustard.

* Eat and make yummy noises!
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About elle

Crazy cat lady, comic book nerd, and lover of bacon all in one.

Posted on September 14, 2013, in Bacon Fun by Family & Friends and tagged , , , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

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