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Jamaican Style Spicy Beef Patties Part 2: Baking

KeithLorren's picture
Ingredients
  Beef suet 3 Cup (48 tbs) (Beef Lard)
  Crisco 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Butter Flavored)
  Sifted unbleached flour 4 1⁄2 Cup (72 tbs)
  Salt 1 1⁄2 Medium
  Yellow coloring 4 Teaspoon
  Egg 1
  Iced water 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  White vinegar 1 Tablespoon
  Sugar 5 Teaspoon
Directions

1. If you can purchase suet that is already processed in that the membrane is taken off and it is in small pieces that resemble small rods, then you can skip steps 2&3. Suet must be frozen while being used.
2. Trim all skin and fatty membrane from suet and set overnight in freezer.
3. Next day, with a very sharp knife shave suet as finely as possible. Food processor works well but suet must be frozen.
4. Combine salt and flour, sugar, yellow color powder. Place flour mixture and suet, shortening in large food processor. Process until mixture has coarse pea sized pieces of fat
5. mix egg, and iced water. Add water mixture in sufficient amount to have a dough which can be rolled out. mix gently just until it comes together. do not over work pastry.
6. Form into a ball and with a rolling pin, pat gently, turning the dough over once or twice in order to have it all properly held together.
7. Set for 2 hours in refrigerator or overnight (wrapped in plastic wrap).
8. Next day, pull off enough dough to mimic the size of a tennis ball
9. Dip dough in flour before rolling.
10. On a floured surface, roll dough quite thin. Dust top lightly with flour and Fold into about 5 layers. Fold in half and roll out again (should be about1/8 inch thick) and cut in a circle. (use saucer for help) In the center of each circle place a spoonful of meat, fold dough over to form a crescent shape seal edges by crimping with fork. Trim excess with knife for professional look. Do not prick the pastry.
11. Bake on un greased tin sheet in a 345 oven for about 35 -45mins or until pastry is lightly browned
12. This recipe will make about 3 dozen regular patties. if cocktail patties are needed, use a smaller cutter than a saucer.
13. Serving 3 dozen regular size patties. Try different fillings for experiment.

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Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Jamaican
Course: 
Snack
Taste: 
Spicy
Method: 
Baked
Ingredient: 
Beef
Cook Time: 
35 Minutes
Servings: 
3
Make crispy beef patties at home. This video makes amazingly easy crispy beef patties. It is the right balance of sweet, salty and savory. Baked to perfection, this flaky patties tastes awesome and give you classic Jamaican style patties.

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2 Comments

Rosan 's picture
Hi Keith, I happened upon your Jamaican Beef Patties Recipe. Sounds awesome and looks great. I am going to try make it but I am having a little snag in getting the Beef Suet. Can you tell me where I could get this? I live in Florida and no supermarkets here ever heard of beef suet. Thanks.
anonymus's picture
to rosan: just make your own suet by buying the beef and cutting it up and freezing it.