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Simon Rimmer's Chorizo Scotch Egg for the One Brand

13 APRIL 2012
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Dish type: Starter and Snack

  • 6 hard boiled One Good Eggs – cooked 6 mins max
  • 175g sausage meat
  • 75g finely diced/blended chorizo
  • tbs chopped parsley
  • tbs finely chopped chives
  • Plenty of salt and white pepper
  • 75g breadcrumbs
  • 75g polenta
  • Vegetable oil to deep fry
For the pepper chutney
  • 1 red onion, sliced
  • 4 red peppers, finely sliced
  • 1 clove sliced garlic
  • 8 gherkins, chopped
  • 1 tbs capers
  • 100g demarera
  • 100ml red wine vinegar
  • 1 finely chopped birds eye chilli


1. Mix the sausage meat, chorizo, herb, chives and plenty of seasoning

2. Divide into 16, press flat, then flour each egg, then egg wash and wrap the meat around.

3. Deep fry at 180c for 4 mins, turning regularly

4. For the chutney – fry onion, garlic, chilli for 3-4 mins to soften

5. Add peppers, cook 2 mins

6. Add sugar and vinegar, boil 10mins, take off heat, add capers, gherkins, season and cool. Serve with scotch eggs and a little pretty salad garnish


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