How To Make Nigerian Egg Roll / Scotch Eggs

In this post we shall quickly take a look at how you can easily make an egg roll,well.... am not talking about any other type of egg roll, but a special Nigerian egg roll. 

A lot of people believe that the British that colonized Nigeria introduced the delicacy to the Nigerian folks. 

Making a Nigerian  Egg Roll / Scotch Eggs should take nothing less than 45 mins to one hour to prepare assuming you followed all the instructions correctly. 

How To Make Nigerian Egg Roll / Scotch Eggs

  • Boiled eggs
  • ¼ cup Luke warm water
  • ½ teaspoon yeast
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 2 cups of flour
  • ½ teaspoon granulated garlic
  • ½ teaspoon paprika
  • 1/3 cup Whole milk
  • Dough cutter
  • Paper Towels
  • 1 ½ tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ teaspoon white pepper
  • 2 oz. unsalted butter margarine
  • Oil for deep frying

How To Prepare (Instructions) 
  • (a) Get a medium sized bowl,go ahead and add a lukewarm water,then add yeast,set aside for 5 minutes,then add milk, sugar and salt.
  • (b) Go ahead and mix your flour, garlic powder, white pepper and paprika,you can use a mixer. Then add butter,continue to mix well until the ingredients have been fully dissolved. 
  • (c) Knead the dough until it is smooth.
  • (d) Place your dough on a flat surface. Roll out dough about 1 inch thick.
  • (e) Go and get a glass,or bowl with a large center of about 5 inches,or a dough cutter,cut out perfect circles by pressing the glass or bowl on top of the dough and releasing it,cut as much dough as possible,for example if your planning to prepare six scotch egg,then you should cut our six pieces of dough. 
  • (f) Go ahead to wrap the dough around the egg,pinch the bottom of the dough to make sure there are no cracks or opening on the dough. 
  • (g) Let it rest for 30 minutes,then heat up the frying oil to about 350 degrees.
  • (h) Drop the scotch egg into the oil and fry in batches, turning once, until it turns golden brown every 5 to 8 minutes,overcrowding the pan will make the scorch egg to absorb more oil. 
  • (i) After 5 - 8 minutes,remove the scotch egg and place them on paper towels.
You can enjoy your Nigerian egg roll / scotch eggs with tea, pepper sauce, or chilled soft drink.