Paleo Scotch Eggs Recipe

This recipe for Scotch Eggs is my take on a familiar English dish, swapping out the breadcrumbs for other means of crispifying (totally a word!).

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Paleo Scotch Eggs Recipe
Prep Time
10 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
40 mins
 
Course: Appetizer
Cuisine: American
Servings: 6 Servings
Calories: 440 kcal
Author: AndreAnna McLean
Ingredients
  • 8 large eggs divided
  • ¼ cup almond flour
  • ½ cup coconut flour
  • ¼ cup Parmesan cheese omit if dairy-free
  • ½ teaspoon garlic powder
  • Pinch of kosher or fine sea salt
  • 1 pound gluten-free all-natural breakfast sausage
  • 2-4 tablespoons oil for frying coconut, avocado, etc.
Instructions
  1. Place 6 eggs in a pot of cool water and bring to a boil for 4 minutes. Turn off heat and let sit in hot water for 5 minutes. Place in an ice bath. Peel eggs and pat dry with paper towels.
  2. Beat the other 2 eggs in a shallow bowl and set aside. Combine all dry ingredients on a plate.
  3. Cut the sausage into 6 sections. One at a time, take a section, flatten it to about ¼ inch, and place in your hand. Take a peeled egg and place it onto the flattened sausage. Form a ball around the egg, sealing off any openings. Dip into the beaten eggs and then roll in the dry mixture. Repeat until all are complete. Heat the oil over medium heat and, using a spoon to avoid splashing, place them in the pan. I prefer to cook 2 at a time to prevent the temperature of the oil from dropping too much. Cook for about 2 minutes per side, until the entire ball is browned. Remove and place on a paper towel to drain excess oil. Repeat for all eggs.
Nutrition Facts
Paleo Scotch Eggs Recipe
Amount Per Serving
Calories 440 Calories from Fat 315
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 54%
Saturated Fat 11g 55%
Cholesterol 275mg 92%
Sodium 652mg 27%
Potassium 268mg 8%
Total Carbohydrates 7g 2%
Dietary Fiber 4g 16%
Sugars 1g
Protein 22g 44%
Vitamin A 8.1%
Vitamin C 0.6%
Calcium 9.9%
Iron 13%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.
Disclaimer: All nutrition facts on Simply Gluten Free are meant only as a guide and may differ depending on product brands used or ingredient substitutions. Some errors may occur, so you are encouraged to confirm the recipe’s ingredient and nutrition suitability for your own diet.
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