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Chicken Liver Pate With Juniper Berries

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Ingredients
  Butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
  Sliced shallots 2 Ounce
  Garlic 1 Clove (5 gm), sliced
  Chicken livers 10 1⁄2 Ounce
  Juniper berries 4 , crushed
  Thyme 1⁄4 Teaspoon
  Eggs 2
  Cognac/Prune brandy 3 Tablespoon
  Salt To Taste
  Pepper To Taste
  Cayenne pepper 1
Directions

Put the butter in a bowl and melt on HIGH for 30 seconds.
Add the shallots and garlic, stir and cook, uncovered, on HIGH for 3 minutes.
Rinse the chicken livers and pat dry on kitchen paper.
Puree the chicken livers, juniper berries, shallots, garlic and thyme in a food processor.
Add the eggs, prune brandy or cognac, salt and pepper and a good pinch of cayenne.
Puree again.
Pour the mixture into a bowl and make a small hollow in the center with the back of a spoon.
Cover and microwave on HIGH for 5 minutes.
Leave the pate to cool in the bowl, chill in the refrigerator until.

Recipe Summary

Cuisine: 
European
Course: 
Appetizer
Method: 
Microwaving
Interest: 
Everyday, Healthy

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jomama 777's picture
Can this be put in the oven and baked instead? I made a recipe like this almost.25 years agobut it was in a bain marie.