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Scotch Style Eggs

Yield 6 servings


  • 6 eggs
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon cayenne pepper, ground
  • 1 tablespoon cumin, ground
  • 1 package Jimmy Dean Sage Roll Sausage
  • 2 cups breadcrumbs
  • 8 cups vegetable oil
  • 3 tablespoons fresh basil, chopped
  • 1 cup green salsa

How to Make It

  1. Fill 2-quart sauce pan with water. Place eggs in water and bring to a boil. Boil for 5 minutes. Remove the pan from the heat and let eggs remain in hot water for 10 minutes. Remove eggs from boiling water and place in a bowl and run cold water over the eggs for about 8 minutes. Remove all the shell from the eggs. In a bowl mix the flour with the cayenne pepper and cumin. Coat each egg in the flour mixture then cover entire egg with 4 ounces of the sage sausage. Place the breadcrumbs into a bowl. Place each egg in the breadcrumbs and coat entire egg. Deep fry in 8 cups vegetable oil about 10 minutes or until exterior is browned and meat is cooked. Mix basil and green salsa together and serve as a dipping sauce.