Yummy, Yummy! There are two variations of this – one with mushrooms and one with bacon. The mushroom is a much earthier flavour, where the bacon gives a more velvety texture.

Ingredients

  • 75g onion, finely chopped
  • 1 sm clove garlic, finely chopped
  • 1 rasher bacon, or 100g mushrooms finely chopped
  • 125 gm softened butter
  • 1kg cleaned chicken livers
  • 1 tsp thyme
  • 1 T pouring cream or chicken stock

Step 1

Clean livers & chop roughly.

Step 2

Sauté onion, garlic, bacon & mushrooms (if using).

Step 3

Remove from pan & drain well.

Step 4

Using drained butter & remaining butter, sauté livers in batches until golden outside but still soft & pink inside.

Step 5

Return all cooked ingredients to pan & increase heat. Ignite & roll pan to spread flames.

Step 6

Season with salt & pepper & add thyme.

Step 7

Blitz in food processor using a little cream to loosen.

Step 8

Press into small pots & cover with clarified butter. Cover & chill. Will keep 2-3 days in the refrigerator

Chicken Liver Pate

Course: Snack
Servings: 36 x 34 grams
Calories: 62kcal
Author: Caroline

Equipment

  • Food Processor

Ingredients

  • 75 grams onion finely chopped
  • 1 small clove garlic finely chopped
  • 1 rasher bacon or 100 grams mushrooms finely chopped
  • 125 grams softened butter
  • 1 kilograms cleaned chicken livers
  • 1 teaspoon thyme
  • 1 tablespoon  pouring cream or chicken stock

Instructions

  • Clean livers & chop roughly.
  • Sauté onion, garlic, bacon & mushrooms (if using).
  • Remove from pan & drain well.
  • Using drained butter & remaining butter, sauté livers in batches until golden outside but still soft & pink inside.
  • Return all cooked ingredients to pan & increase heat. Ignite & roll pan to spread flames.
  • Season with salt & pepper & add thyme.
  • Blitz in food processor using a little cream to loosen.
  • Press into small pots & cover with clarified butter. Cover & chill. Will keep 2-3 days in the refrigerator.

Notes

The surface of the pate will oxidise with contact with the air. If you want to prevent this, pour melted ghee over the top, remove prior to serving.

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