Low-Carb Air Fryer Scotch Eggs are amazing! If you are looking for a delicious Air Fryer Breakfast, this is one of my favorites, and best of all, you only need two ingredients!
These are so good; words can not describe them. The spiciness from the sauce and the creamy deliciousness of the hard-boiled eggs. This makes for a great protein-packed breakfast option. And they also make a great and easy snack option.
If you are following KETO or a low-carb diet, this is a great option for you, and it will keep you filled for hours!
If you are looking for even more Air Fryer KETO options, some of my favorites are BEST AIR FRYER BRATS, KETO AIR FRYER PICKLES, AIR FRYER THE BEST BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER BITES, and AIR FRYER NAKED CHICKEN TENDERS.
What Are Scotch Eggs?
If you are trying to figure out what Scotch Eggs, they are originally from London, in the Yorkshire area. They were originally covered in sausage and a creamy, rich fish paste and then covered in bread crumbs.
Today, most hard-boiled eggs are covered in sausage. They are not common in the United States, but they are still widely common in the United Kingdom, where they are offered anywhere from a gas station to a local eatery.
Ingredients Needed For Low-Carb Air Fryer Scotch Eggs
- Breakfast Sausage
- Hard-Boiled Eggs
- Grated Parmesan Cheese
- Onion Powder
How To Make Low-Carb Air Fryer Scotch Eggs
Peel the boiled eggs. Set the eggs aside. Combine the onion powder, parmesan, and breakfast sausage in a medium mixing bowl.
Wrap each egg in the sausage mixture to fully enclose the egg.
Place in a single layer in an air fryer basket. Spritz with oil spray. Air fry at 390 degrees F for 12 minutes, flipping halfway through. Check for doneness and continue cooking, if necessary, until sausage is cooked through.
Check the internal temperature of the sausage, which should reach 160 degrees F.
What Do Scotch Eggs Taste Like?
They are delicious. You really get a great flavor of the sausages against the egg, and it’s the dish. It is very moist.
I used spicy Italian sausage, which really brought out a lot of the creamiest of the eggs.
Do you eat a Scotch egg hot or cold?
You can either eat them hot, cold or at room temperature. In the United Kingdom, they are a very popular picnic food since you can eat them at any temperature.
What goes well with a Scotch egg?
In America, we serve them as a breakfast option, where you would pair it with hashbrowns, breakfast potatoes, and anything traditionally served with sausage and eggs.
In the United Kingdom, they are served alongside chips, beans, salad and are eaten more as an appetizer or lunch option.
How To Store Air Fryer Scotch Eggs
After you air fry up a batch, let them cool to room temperature, and then place them into the refrigerator in an airtight container.
How long will scotch eggs keep in the fridge?
They will last between 3 to 4 days. As long as they are kept in an airtight container.
Can you reheat Scotch eggs in an air fryer?
Yes, add them into the air fryer basket, and set the temperature to 350 degrees F, air fryer setting, and heat until they are hot.
Some Other Great and Easy Air Fryer Keto Recipes
- AIR FRYER THE BEST BUFFALO CAULIFLOWER BITES
- AIR FRYER ROASTED ASPARAGUS
- EASY AIR FRYER BACON WRAPPED SHRIMP
- AIR FRYER CORNISH HENS
- HARD-BOILED EGGS IN AIR FRYER
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- 6 large boiled eggs, cooled
- 1 lb breakfast sausage
- ¼ cup grated Parmesan
- 1 teaspoon onion powder
- Peel the boiled eggs. Set the eggs aside.
- Combine the onion powder, parmesan, and breakfast sausage in a medium mixing bowl.
- Wrap each egg in the sausage mixture to fully enclose the egg.
- Place in a single layer in an air fryer basket. Spritz with oil spray.
- Air fry at 390 degrees F, air fryer setting, for 12 minutes, flipping halfway through. Check for doneness and continue cooking, if necessary, until sausage is cooked through.
- Slice eggs in half.
- Plate, serve and enjoy!
Amount Per Serving: Calories: 342Total Fat: 27gSaturated Fat: 9gTrans Fat: 0gUnsaturated Fat: 16gCholesterol: 255mgSodium: 753mgCarbohydrates: 3gFiber: 0gSugar: 1gProtein: 22g