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Chorizo Scotch Quail's Eggs

We managed to find some quail's eggs in the reduced section of the supermarket (my favourite place) and wanted to try making some smaller scotch eggs with them. I love a good scotch egg, but often the supermarket varieties use sausagemeat I don't particularly like, or mix the egg with mayo for smaller varieties. I found this recipe on BBC good food and used it as a base to create my own scotch eggs.

Ingredients
12 quail’s eggs
100g egg crumbs (made from stale leftover bread)
250g chorizo sausages (we used ones from Waitrose)
2 hen’s eggs
3 tbsp plain flour
sunflower oil, for deep-frying

Fill a large pan with water and a good-sized bowl with iced water. Bring the water in the pan to a rolling boil, then slowly lower in your quail’s eggs with a spoon. Let them cook for 2 mins, then quickly take the pan off the heat and let them sit in the water for 30 secs. Scoop the eggs out with a slotted spoon and plunge straight into the bowl of iced water. Leave them to cool for 10 mi…

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