Carnivore Keto Scotch Eggs


Step 1Fill a saucepan with enough water to cover the eggs by at least an inch. Place the saucepan on the stove and bring the water to a boil over high heat.

Step 2Carefully add the duck eggs to the boiling water using a slotted spoon or tongs. Reduce the heat to a gentle simmer for 5 minutes (soft), or up to 9 minutes (hard). If you want your yolks runny, make sure to place the eggs in ice cold water to stop the cooking process.

Step 3Once cooled, gently tap and roll the eggs on a hard surface to crack, then peel off the shell and discard it. Be careful not to break the egg, especially if you are cooked it soft.
Note: If using hen eggs (6 large hen eggs to replace 4 duck eggs), boil for 3 minutes (soft) or up to 8 minutes (hard).

Step 4Place pork rinds in a food processor and process into fine powder. Grate the parmesan cheese. In a bowl, combine the pork rinds with the parmesan. If using whole sausages, remove the casing.

Step 5To make the Scotch Eggs, divide the meat mixture into 4 parts (or up to 6 parts for hen eggs). Flatten using your hands like a thin meat patty.

Step 6Place a peeled egg in the middle of each meat patty and gently wrap the meat around the egg.

Step 7Roll each Scotch Egg in the parmesan-pork rind breading while gently pressing it in.

Step 8Place the Scotch eggs in an air fryer and brush with either some melted ghee, lard, duck fat, or spray with avocado oil. Cook at 200 °C/ 400 °F for 10 to 12 minutes. When done, remove from the air fryer and set aside to cool down slightly before serving.
Note: Cooking fat is not included in the nutrition facts as 1-2 tablespoons of fat will remain in the air-fryer after cooking.

Step 9Serve while still warm, optionally with some sugar-free ketchup and/or mustard.

Step 10To store, let the eggs cool down and refrigerate for up to 4 days. Scotch eggs can be eaten hot or cold. Reheat in the oven or microwave (low setting).