Instant Pot Scotch Eggs

Scotch eggs are very nice to see and you’ll easily impress your guests with a few minutes’ recipe! Scotch eggs are essentially boiled eggs wrapped in a fried sausage and they can be served both at breakfast or as an appetizer or even as a picnic dish!

The typically UK pairing for this kind of eggs are pickles, but you can also serve them with toasted bread, fresh veggies or your favorite dip.

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Pressure Cooker Scotch Eggs

Course Breakfast
Cuisine uk
Keyword Eggplant And Olive On Baguette, sausage, Scotch Eggs
Prep Time 12 minutes
Cook Time 12 minutes
Total Time 24 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 324 kcal


  • 1 lb ground sausage
  • 1 cup water
  • 4 eggs
  • 2 tbsp olive oil


  1. Pour water into your Instant Pot, then correctly place the steaming basket.
  2. Place your eggs into the basket and cook at high pressure for 5 minutes.
  3. Quickly release the steam and remove your eggs.
  4. Place your boiled eggs under cold water for a couple of minutes to let them cool, then gently remove their shell.
  5. Divide your sausage into 4 parts.
  6. Flatten each part to obtain 4 round discs.
  7. Place each egg in the middle of each sausage disc.
  8. Fold meat around the egg to form a ball.
  9. Remove water and basket from your Instant Pot and pour oil instead.
  10. Press “Sauté” and add your scotch eggs.
  11. Cook for about 4 minutes, until they are browned on each side.
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