Egg in a Nest Recipe

If you like Scotch Eggs, you'll love this easy version that's perfect for a delightfully easy breakfast, picnic or kids meal!


Prep Time

5 minutes

Cooking Time

3-6 minutes



Recipe Ingredients

  • 1 beef sausage per person
  • 1 large SPAR egg per person
  • 5 ml SPAR sweet chilli sauce
  • 30 ml SPAR grated cheddar cheese per person

Recipe Method

*Tested in a 900 Watt microwave oven

  1. Squeeze the meat from a sausage casing, directly into a 9cm diameter ungreased ramekin dish.
  2. Press the sausage meat evenly on the base and up the sides of the dish.
  3. Break an egg into each one and prick the yolk.
  4. Add a spoon of sauce then and finish with a generous layer of grated cheese.
  5. Cover each dish with cling-film, and microwave as follows:
  • For 1 cook for 3- 4 minutes
  • For 2 together cook for   5 – 6 minutes

To cook for a family, cook in batches of 2 together each time for best results.

Hints & Tips

Serve with crunchy salad of fresh celery sticks and apple slices if used for a luncheon.  For breakfast, grilled bacon and buttered toast.