Venison and black pudding Scotch egg

servings4
60 minutes

Ingredients

Scotch eggs

  • 360g of venison mince
  • 180g of black pudding, diced
  • 4 eggs, at room temperature
  • flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Panko breadcrumbs
  • nutmeg, grated
  • thyme
  • salt
  • pepper

Celeriac remoulade

  • 1 celeriac, small
  • 1 tbsp of wholegrain mustard
  • 4 tbsp of mayonnaise
  • lemon juice
  • salt
  • pepper

To serve

  • mixed salad leaves

Method

1
Begin by soft boiling the eggs. Lower the eggs into boiling water for 7 minutes. Remove and plunge directly into iced-water to immediately halt the cooking process. Peel and set aside
  • 4 eggs, at room temperature
2
Add the venison and black pudding to a bowl and mix well. Season with salt, pepper, thyme and nutmeg and divide into 4 equal portions
  • 360g of venison mince
  • 180g of black pudding, diced
  • nutmeg
  • thyme
  • salt
  • pepper
3
Flatten out the mince balls slightly so they resemble thin, firm burger patties. Wrap each patty around an egg, using your hands to form an even coating
4
Add flour, eggs and breadcrumbs to 3 separate bowls and dredge the Scotch eggs through each to achieve a nice even coating of breadcrumbs
  • flour
  • 2 eggs, beaten
  • Panko breadcrumbs
5
Preheat the deep-fat fryer to 180°C and preheat the oven to 175°C/gas mark 4
6
Fry the Scotch eggs until golden brown and crisp, then drain and transfer to the oven for 7 minutes to cook through
7
Meanwhile, prepare the remoulade. Peel and finely shred the celeriac, then add to a mixing bowl with the mustard and mayonnaise. Season with lemon juice, salt and pepper to taste, mix well and serve alongside the warm Scotch eggs and some mixed salad leaves
  • 1 celeriac
  • 1 tbsp of wholegrain mustard
  • 4 tbsp of mayonnaise
  • lemon juice
  • salt
  • pepper
  • mixed salad leaves