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Chicken Liver Pate

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Chicken Liver Pate is rich with the flavor of marinaded chicken. This chicken liver pate is not much spicy, however you can make it so, if need be. Try the chicken liver pate chilled or at room temperature. I love preparing this, hope you too will.
  Chicken livers 1 1⁄2 Pound
  Coarsely chopped pecans 2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
  Orange juice 1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
  Salt 1 Teaspoon
  Butter 2 Tablespoon
  Dried marjoram 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Chopped onion 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Dried rosemary 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Black pepper 1⁄16 Teaspoon
  Heavy cream 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Pecan halves 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)

In a medium bowl, combine chicken livers and orange juice, set aside for 15 minutes, then drain, discarding liquid.
In a large skillet, melt butter.
Add drained chicken livers and onion.
Saute 3 to 5 minutes, or until livers are browned outside but still pink inside.
Remove from heat; set aside to cool to room temperature.
Place chicken livers and pan drippings in a food processor fitted with steel blade or in container of an electric blender.
Process or blend until smooth.
In a medium bowl, combine eggs, cream, chopped pecans, salt, marjoram, rosemary, pepper and liver mixture, mix well.
Pour into a 9-inch terrine or 9x5x3-inch baking pan.
Smooth top.
Cover with lid or aluminum foil.
Bake in a preheated 350-degree oven 1 1/2 hours, or until firm.
Remove from oven, let cool on a wire rack 15 minutes.
Refrigerate until well chilled.
Garnish with pecan halves just before serving.
Serve directly from terrine or unmold onto serving plate.
Serve chilled or at room temperature.

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 605 Calories from Fat 447

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 52 g79.4%

Saturated Fat 18.7 g93.3%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 632.8 mg210.9%

Sodium 532.3 mg22.2%

Total Carbohydrates 9 g3%

Dietary Fiber 3.2 g12.9%

Sugars 3.4 g

Protein 30 g59%

Vitamin A 322.1% Vitamin C 57.8%

Calcium 8.8% Iron 76.1%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Chicken Liver Pate Recipe