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Smoky Scotch Egg recipe using Ovalclay Tandoor

Scotch Egg  cut into half and garnished food recipe
Scotch Egg

Scotch Egg is a  British recipe and very popular through out the world. This recipe is prepared by coating soft boiled eggs with chicken minced and a batter made of all purpose flour, English mustard, Panko bread crumbs along with some spices. Well coated eggs are then  deep fried in vegetable oil.

Today we are going to try something new with the traditional Scotch Egg recipe.  People are now very health consious and  prefer not to eat oily fried items. So we prepared this Scotch Egg using a traditional cooking method over charcoal.

For more recipe using charcoal Tandoor :-

  Best Lamb Gilafi Seekh Kebab

The best thing about cooking over charcoal using an Ovalclay Tandoor is it's totally healthy and hygenic.

There is very little or no oil is use when cooking over an Ovalclay Tandoor. It is a slow cooking method and the product is cooked on its own juice. And of course you get a smoky flavours.

Preparation time :- 10 minutes

Cooking time :- 8 minutes

Difficulty :- medium

Yields :- 2 servings

How to make smoky charcoal Scotch Egg recipe

Ingredients :- 

* 4 Eggs.

* 50 gm minced chicken.

* 1/3 teaspoon chilly flakes.

* 1/4 teaspoon black pepper powder.

* 1/2 teaspoon chopped parsley.

* 1/2 teaspoon chopped garlic.

* 1/2 teaspoon Lemon juice.

* Salt as required.

* 1 teaspoon clarified butter for busting.

3 eggs for Scotch Egg food recipe

Minced chicken for Scotch Egg food recipe
Minced chicken

Salt black pepper powder chilly flakes and chopped garlic for Scotch Egg food recipe
Salt pepper chilly flakes and chopped garlic

Step by step instructions to make smoky Scotch Egg recipe

Method of preparation :-

* First we need to boil the eggs first . As we are going to cook it over charcoal using a Shewer, we need to boil the eggs a bit harder. So it can easily hold on the Shewer.

* Take a mixing bowl and add the mined chicken. You can use a ready made store brought minced or can make it at your home also.

* Best to use is the homemade minced chicken. Using a mixer grinder,you can make minced chicken easily.

* Add all the ingredients except the butter into the minced chicken and knead like a dough until everything mixed well.

Minced chicken with chopped garlic parsley chilly flakes black pepper powder Food Recipe
Mixed with ingredients

* Leave the mixture for few minutes to marinate and absorb all the flavors.

* Peel the eggs and wash properly.

* Now divide the chicken mixture into 4 equal size portion to coat the eggs.

* Before coating the eggs, you should  apply little oil or butter on your palms . You can use water instead of oil also. The minced chicken won't stick to the palm in wet hands.

* Spread the mixture on your  palm and keep the egg in middle of the mixture and cover it from all sides.

Egg is coated with minced chicken on palm of hand food recipe
Coat like this

* Repeat with the remaining eggs .

4 minced chicken coated egg for Scotch Egg food recipe
Coated eggs

* Now take a Shewer and shew the mined coated eggs slowly through the middle of the eggs.

* You can shew one egg in one Shewer or two.

Shewered 2 Scotch Egg in iron Shewer food recipe
Two in one iron Shewer

One Scotch Egg in a Shewer food recipe

* Now put the Shewer in a preheated Ovalclay tandoor and cook for 7-8 minutes busting clarified butter over the coated eggs.

Cooking Scotch Egg over charcoal using Ovalclay Tandoor food recipe
Cooking over charcoal in Ovalclay Tandoor

* When it get tender and brown in colour, remove from the Shewer and cut into two pieces using a sharp knife.

* Your charcoal smoky Scotch Egg is ready to serve now.  Arrange them in a plate and garnish with chopped parsley and serve.

* You can further give it a new innovative ideas. Most people don't like to eat the egg yolk. As the yolk has  highly cholesterol levels.

* You can remove the yolk and fill it with your choice of Stuffings.

* I have filled them with some chopped onion and tomato seasoning with salt and chilly powder.

Chopped onion and tomato food recipe
Chopped onion and tomato

* It taste awesome and yummy, you surely love it .

Scotch Egg filled with onions and tomatoes food recipe
Scotch Egg filled with onion and tomato

Scotch Egg filled with onion and tomato food recipe

For more interesting recipes using Ovalclay charcoal Tandoor, you can check the following links :-

   How to make a smoky charcoal tandoori c

   Chermoula chicken Tikka recipe


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