mexican scotch egg


Yields 4 Serving(s)
Papetti's® Table Ready® Hard Cooked Eggs #85018 4
Papetti's® Easy Eggs® Liquid Traditional Scrambled Egg Mix #15088 1/2 cup(s)
breakfast sausage, raw 1/2 lb(s).
ground cumin, divided 1/4 tsp.
paprika, divided 3/4 tsp.
chili powder, divided 1 1/4 tsp.
all-purpose flour 1 cup(s)
water 1/4 cup(s)
tortilla chips, crushed 1 cup(s)
Mexican Scotch Egg
quick tips
  • Serve with salsa, chipotle mayonnaise or queso cheese sauce
  • Daypart suggestion: appetizer through late night snack


  • 1.Preheat deep fryer to 350°F.
  • 2.In medium mixing bowl, combine sausage with 1/8 tsp. cumin, 1/2 tsp. paprika, and 1 tsp. chili powder. Mix to fully incorporate.
  • 3.Divide sausage mixture into 4 portions. Wrap 1 portion around each hard-cooked egg to fully encase. Set aside.
  • 4.In small bowl, combine flour with remaining 1/8 tsp. cumin, 1/4 tsp. paprika and 1/4 tsp. chili powder.
  • 5.In second bowl, combine liquid scrambled eggs and water. Mix to thoroughly combine.
  • 6.In third bowl, combine crushed tortilla chips with 1 Tbs. spiced flour mixture.
  • 7.Dredge each sausage-encased egg in flour, then egg wash, then crushed tortilla chips.
  • 8.Immediately place eggs in hot deep fryer. Cook 4-6 minutes, or until breading is golden and egg is heated to minimum internal temperature of 165°F.
  • 9.Serve immediately.

Nutrition Facts

  • Serving Size (g)
  • Servings Per Container 187
  • Amount Per Serving
  • Calories 570 Calories from Fat 350
  • % Daily Value*
  • Total Fat 39g 60%
    • Saturated Fat 9g 45%
    • Trans Fat 0g
  • Cholesterol 285mg 95%
  • Sodium 510mg 21%
  • Total Carbohydrate 30g 10%
    • Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    • Sugars 1g
  • Protein 22g
Vitamin A 15% Vitamin C 0%
Calcium 6% Iron 15%
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs:
Calories: 2,000 2,500
Total Fat Less than 65g 80g
Saturated Fat Less than 20g 25g
Cholesterol Less than 300mg 300mg
Sodium Less than 2,400mg 2,400mg
Total Carbohydrate 300g 375g
Dietary Fiber 25g 30g
Calories per gram:
Fat 9 · Carbohydrate 4 · Protein 4