Black Pudding Scotch Eggs

Introduction

Now, whilst this may sound like one of the driest coatings in the world, that’s why we use the pork mince – it adds moisture and loosens the texture without detracting from the flavour of the black pudding.

And I’m aware the ingredients list for this is substantially smaller than usual – I would recommend seasoning but quite frankly, I wouldn’t want to detract from the flavour of the black pudding.

Ingredients

  • Eggs
  • Black Pudding
  • Pork Mince (same quantity as black pudding)
  • Breadcrumbs

Method

  1. Boil as many eggs as you’d like to make for 5 or 6 minutes in salted water, then carefully peel.  It helps to do this submerged in a bowl of water.
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  2. Cut the black pudding sausage into a bowl, chopped roughly.
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  3. Use a potato masher to break it down until it’s like moist dirt.
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  4. Add the pork mince and combine with your hands.
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  5. Lay out a square of cling film, roughly the size of a dinner plate and wet with a little water.
  6. Pad out a rough circle of meat mixture onto the cling film, about a centimeter thick or so.
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  7. Place an egg on top, then pull up the corners of the cling film, gently squeezing it together.
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  8. Peel the cling film away, leaving the meat around the egg, then shape the ball more carefully with your hands.
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  9. Beat a raw egg and put in a bowl.  Coat your scotch egg in it, then cover with breadcrumbs
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  10. When all of your eggs are coated, baste with a little oil then grill, turning occasionally, until they’re golden.
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Serving and Storage

These are great hot or cold, but it’s quite nice to cut them in half if serving for a party.  A little brown sauce makes for excellent dipping too.

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These will keep in the refrigerator for a good few days.

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