Photo: Iain Bagwell; Styling: Buffy Hargett
Hands-on Time
40 Mins
Total Time
1 Hour 10 Mins
Yield
Makes 6 servings

When deep-frying, choose an oil with a high smoke point, such as canola or peanut oil.

How to Make It

Step 1

Sauté sausage in a large skillet over medium heat 3 to 4 minutes or until crisp. Add onion and next 2 ingredients; sauté 3 to 4 minutes or until vegetables are tender. Remove from heat, and stir in rice and next 3 ingredients. Cool 30 minutes. Stir in 2 large eggs and breadcrumbs.

Step 2

Gently press rice mixture evenly around hard-cooked eggs to cover, using wet hands.

Step 3

Pour oil to depth of 2 inches into a Dutch oven; heat over medium heat to 360°. Fry eggs, in 3 batches, 3 minutes or until golden brown, turning often. Drain on a wire rack over paper towels.

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