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Published: 17 Jan 2013      

Skirlie is a lovely traditional Scottish dish. Serve hot to accompany meats or haggis, or use as a stuffing for roasts.


Serves: 2

50g                 butter or dripping

1                    onion, chopped

100g               coarse oatmeal

salt and pepper to taste


Prep: 5 mins   Cook: 10 mins

  1. Melt the butter or dripping in a frying pan.
  2. Add the onion and cook until slightly browned and soft.
  3. Add the oatmeal a bit at a time, stirring until all the fat is absorbed.

This is now ready to serve or use as stuffing.