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First Armadillo Eggs

Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
edited 10:38PM in EggHead Forum
Have always seen these on the forum and at Eggfests but have never even had a bite. I used fresh jaleps, Tillamook Cheddar, Owens breakfast sausage and some Rudy's rub.

Ready to go:

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Indirect at 350, with a small Hickory chunk:

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Just under 30 minutes later, off to rest for few:

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Plated with a little drizzle of Plum Chipotle sauce:

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Very yummy little lunch.
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Comments

  • Hadn't seen those :ermm:
    Look like good Fest Fare!
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,342
    Nice!!..be cooking that in Plano?
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • tacodawgtacodawg Posts: 335
    Looks great.. these are on my list of cooks to try and share with my lucky neighbors.. they are my samplers for feedback..
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  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Austin Egghead wrote:
    Nice!!..be cooking that in Plano?

    Well now that depends...when is Plano?
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  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Brad, those look really tasty, just curious why they are called Armadillo eggs?
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,342
    Nov 4 and 5th. Is that too close to hunting season?
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,342
    It is Texas response to Scotch Eggs, but instead of having a hard boiled egg inside there is a cheese filled jalapeno.

    Here is the ingredients for Scotch Eggs
    hard boiled eggs
    pounds pork sausage
    dried bread crumbs
    flour
    eggs, beaten
    Scotch eggs are fried, not baked and they are mighty tasty.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Oh I understand now, I lived on scotish eggs for a long time while in England......well actually while in the Pubs... :laugh:
    Tks for the recipe ;)
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  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Austin Egghead wrote:
    Nov 4 and 5th. Is that too close to hunting season?

    All that matters is that it's not IN hunting season....I can probably make that. My parents both live up that way... a good excuse for a visit!

    I don't see a banner for it in Eggfest Central...do you have a link?

    THANKS!!
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  • MickeyMickey Posts: 16,412
    Nice Brad.
    Salado TX Egg Family: 2 Large and a very well used Mini, just added a Mini Max (I'm good for now). 

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  • SlotmercenarySlotmercenary Posts: 1,071
    They are quite rich but a nice treat, especially if the japs are hot.
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,342
    here is a link you may find helpful:
    http://www.eggheadforum.com/index.php?option=com_simpleboard&func=view&id=1110582&catid=1
    We have not decided if we are staying with the kids or getting a hotel room.
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • BeliBeli Posts: 10,751
    Wowwwww those look delish!!!!! Imagine some guacamole on the side mmmmmmmmmm
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  • Austin SmokerAustin Smoker Posts: 1,467
    Thanks Joan! On the calendar.
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  • Austin  EggheadAustin Egghead Posts: 3,342
    Imagine some guacamole on the side mmmmmmmmmm
    Now that is kicking up armadillo eggs a notch or two ;)
    Eggin in SW "Keep it Weird" TX
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  • loco_engrloco_engr Posts: 3,673
    Thanks Brad!

    Totally new concept (for me at least) :laugh:

    The wheels are turning . . . :ohmy:
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  • GriffinGriffin Posts: 6,920
    I've seen those, and always told my self that I need to cook them, but always forget too. Now, after seeing yours, I definitely have got to put those on my too do list.

    Richardson, Texas

    Griffin's Grub or you can find me on Facebook

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  • I agree...I GOTTA do those. That looks awesome.
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