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Chicken Liver Pate

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Ingredients
  Unsalted butter 12 Ounce (375 Gram)
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm), crushed
  Chicken livers 1 Pound, trimmed
  Chicken livers 1 Pound, trimmed, chopped roughly (500 Gram)
  Brandy 8 Tablespoon (According To Taste)
  Parsley sprigs 2 (To Garnish)
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
Directions

MAKING
1. In a large frying pan melt 50 g / 2 oz of the butter over a moderate heat to form foam, add the garlic and stir for 2-3 minutes on low heat such that softened and not colored.
2. To the frying pan add chicken livers on moderate heat tossing vigorously for about 5-8 minutes such that the livers turn brown on the outside and are still tinged with pink in the centre.
3. Add brandy and stir well such that the mixture bubbles in the frying pan for about 1 to 2 minutes.
4. Add the chicken to a food processor or blender and process with butter (retaining 50 gram/2 ounces) cut into pieces such that the mixture becomes a smooth puree.
5. Season with salt and pepper as per taste and add into single ramekins or big serving bowl and smoothen the surface.
6. In a clean pan melt the remaining butter and pour over the surface of the pate.
7. Let it cool, cover and refrigerate overnight.

SERVING
8. Serve chilled with a garnish of parsley sprigs along with hot wholemeal toast triangles.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Easy
Cuisine: 
Caribbean
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Chilling
Ingredient: 
Chicken
Interest: 
Gourmet, Healthy
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
60 Minutes
Ready In: 
70 Minutes
Servings: 
6

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