Jamaican Scotch EggsAugust 10, 2018
Scotch Eggs have been enjoyed for hundreds of years, in many distinguished and delicious variations across the globe. Try this Jamaican inspired version for an elegant treat!
- Preparation Time: 15 minutes
- Cooking Time: 45 minutes
- Serves: 4 persons
- Country: Jamaica
- 6 hard boiled eggs
- 1 can Exeter Corned Beef
- 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
- 2 eggs beaten
- 2 teas. Ketchup
- 1/4 teas. Garlic powder
- ¼ teas. Onion powder
- ¼ teas. Mustard powder
- teas. of fresh or dried oregano
- Flour for dusting
- Oil for frying
Hard boil a half dozen eggs, wait for them to cool, and then peel off their shells under cold water.
Combine the corned beef in a mixing bowl with 1 beaten egg, ¼ cup breadcrumbs, ketchup and a pinch of oregano and mix well.
Dust your hands with flour and wrap each egg in a 1/2 inch layer.
Dip the wrapped egg into the remaining beaten egg and roll it in the remaining breadcrumbs.
Cook in a hot pan over medium-high heat. You can trap them under a spoon to prevent them from rolling around. Turn them every two minutes, until golden brown.
Wait a few minutes for them to cool and then cut them in half to reveal the rich and tasty layers.