Baked Scotch Eggs

This recipe for Baked Scotch Eggs makes a great high protein breakfast. Enjoy them warm or cold and serve with guacamole for some added healthy fats!


  • 6 hard cooked eggs
  • 1 raw egg
  • 1 pound ground chicken (you could also use ground sausage)
  • 2 cloves garlic
  • 1/2 tsp paprika
  • 1/2 tsp cayenne pepper
  • 1 cup panko breadcrumbs
  • 1/4 cup flour
  • guacamole for dipping (optional)


In a large bowl, combine chicken, garlic and spices and mix to combine.

Divide chicken mixture into 6 parts. Dip hands in flour, then mold 1/6 of the chicken mixture around each hard boiled egg.

Set up dredging station – put flour on a plate, egg in a bowl and breadcrumbs on another plate.

Roll each meat-covered egg in flour until lightly coated. Dip in egg, turning to coat and then roll in panko breadcrumbs.

Place eggs on a greased or foil-lined baking sheet.

Bake at 400 degrees for 25 minutes, flipping/rotating once.