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5 from 15 votes

Instant Pot Keto Scotch Eggs

Instant Pot Keto Scotch Eggs are a yummy paleo breakfast that is high in healthy fats and extremely low in carbs.
Prep Time12 mins
Cook Time8 mins
Release time10 mins
Total Time30 mins
Course: Breakfast
Cuisine: eggs, instant pot, scotch eggs
Keyword: instant pot breakfast, Instant Pot Keto Scotch Eggs, keto, low carb, paleo, scotch eggs
Servings: 4
Calories: 456kcal
Author: Stacey

Equipment

Ingredients

  • 4 large eggs
  • 1 ½ tbsp olive oil or avocado oil
  • 1 lb ground pork sausage check package to make sure sausage is low in carbs & sugars

Instructions

  • Add 1 cup water to the inner pot of the Instant Pot. Place the steam basket into the pot. Place eggs in the steamer basket.
  • Close & lock the lid and turn the pressure release handle to Sealing. Select Pressure Cook (Manual) on High Pressure and set the timer for 5 minutes.
  • When cooking time is complete, use the Natural Release method for 5 minutes (leave the pot alone for 5 minutes) and then carefully Quick Release the remaining pressure.
  • Using pot holders, remove the steamer basket with the eggs from the inner pot and use tongs to place the eggs into an ice bath or cold water bath for 5 minutes. Remove eggshells, discard, and set the eggs aside. Pour out any leftover water from the inner pot of the Instant Pot.
  • Divide pork sausage into four portions and form into four thin patties, Place a cooked egg in the center of each pattie and gently wrap and mold the pork around the egg until covered with the ground sausage.
  • Select Saute and once the pot is hot add the olive oil to the pot. Place the Scotch eggs in the pot and brown on all sides for 6 minutes, or until browned. Once browned remove the Scotch eggs from the pot.
  • Add 1 cup water to the inner pot of the Instant Pot and place the rack (or trivet) into the pot. Place Scotch eggs on the rack.
  • Lock lid in place and turn the pressure release valve to Sealing. Select Pressure Cook (Manual) on High Pressure and set the timer for 8 minutes.
  • Once cooking time is complete, carefully use the Quick Release method to release the pressure.
  • Open the lid, Carefully remove Scotch eggs from the inner pot by using tongs and serve.

Notes

Tip: You can use gluten free mild or hot varieties of ground pork sausage depending on your taste preference.
*all nutritional data are estimates based on the products I used*

Nutrition

Serving: 1scotch egg | Calories: 456kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 36g | Saturated Fat: 11g | Sodium: 971mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 2g