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Classic Chicken Liver Pate

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Ingredients
  Chicken livers 1 Pound
  Onion 1
  Melted butter/Rendered chicken fat 3⁄4 Cup (12 tbs)
  Onion 4 Tablespoon, grated
  Salt 2 Teaspoon
  Pepper 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Mace 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Dry mustard 1 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brandy 1 Tablespoon
  Tarragon 1⁄4 Teaspoon
Directions

GETTING READY
1) Thoroughly wash livers to remove any discolored areas.

MAKING
2) In a saucepan, pour in water to cover the livers along with the onion.
3) Place the saucepan over high heat and bring to a boil.
4) Reduce heat to low, cover the saucepan with lid and simmer for another 20 minutes.
5) Bring out the livers by discarding the liquid and onions.
6) In a food chopper, grind livers to a smooth paste, by blending for 3 times.
7) Add chicken fat, grated onion, salt, pepper, mace, mustard, brandy and tarragon to the blended livers. Mix well to a smooth consistency.
8) Take a mold or attractive dish and press this paste firmly inside it.
9) Place this inside the refrigerator to chill down for at least 3 hours.

FINALIZING
10) In a serving plate, turn out the mold to slice off in 1/4 to 1/2-inch thickness.

SERVING
11) Add crusty French bread along with pate and sprinkle with freshly ground pepper to serve.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
French
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Blending
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
20 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1822 Calories from Fat 1359

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 155 g237.9%

Saturated Fat 90.5 g452.6%

Trans Fat 0.3 g

Cholesterol 1913.4 mg637.8%

Sodium 4247.4 mg177%

Total Carbohydrates 20 g6.8%

Dietary Fiber 3.9 g15.5%

Sugars 8.6 g

Protein 81 g162.4%

Vitamin A 1087.2% Vitamin C 161.2%

Calcium 14.4% Iron 233.3%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

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Classic Chicken Liver Pate Recipe