Potato string scotch eggs

PennyBy Penny    

February 25, 2018

A Syn Free scotch egg

  • Prep: 40 mins
  • Cook: 40 mins
  • Yields: 4 servings


4 eggs , boiled for 5 mins , then chilled in cold water and peeled

500g 5% or less fat pork mince



Dash Worcestershire sauce

2 -3 tspns fried sage

3 small potatoes - peeled and spiralised on the smallest setting . Run under cold water until the water run clears

Frylight or spray oil


1Put the mince , salt , pepper , sage and Worcestershire sauce crispy into a processor and blend until combined like sausage meat


3Put all the ingredients into a bowl and mix really,really well , throwing the mix into the bowl

4Divide the mix into 4 equal portions

5Roll each portion out between 2 sheets of greaseproof paper . Try to get an even thickness

6Wrap the patties around the eggs and seal . This is often easier with wet hands .

7Put into the fridge for about 30 minutes to chill.

8Drain the potato strings .

9Sit them onto a clean tea towel and dry as much as you can .

10Wrap the potato strings around the meat encrusted egg , changing direction a couple of times to ensure an even coverage .

11Spray the eggs with frylight all over .

12Sit on a baking tray and cook in a preheated 180c oven for 30-40 minutes


14Cook in an air fryer at 180c for same length of time .

15Serve hot or cold


4 Reviews

Michelle Davey

February 25, 2018

Scotch egg in pulled pork had b4 was amazing

Samuel Wilson

February 25, 2018

Fiona Wilson

Feed your family for about £20 a week.

February 25, 2018

Brett I’ve had mine about 18 months now . I don’t use it as often as I should but when I do I wonder why I don’t use it more . It makes some lovely salads , and really thin veg for stir fries . P

Brett Gay

February 25, 2018

Hi. Sounds lovely. Love scotch eggs. How’s the potato sting machine? Thinking of getting one myself.