Scotch egg

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A Scotch egg is a snack food of Scottish origin consisting of a hard-boiled egg, removed from its shell, wrapped in a sausage meat mixture, coated in breadcrumbs and deep-fried. It is eaten cold, typically with salad and pickles.

Large-scale caterers manufacture loaf-shaped Scotch eggs which are then cut into square slices, like sliced bread. Instead of the whole egg at the centre of a true Scotch egg, these loaves have a long cylindrical core that resembles a single extremely elongated egg, presumably made from the processed components of several real eggs.

In some parts of Lincolnshire the term "You scotch egg" has become an insult.

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ja:スコッチエッグde: Schottische Eier

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