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    Haitian Chicken Pâté Puffs

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    1 hr 40 mins

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    40 mins

    Manami's Note:

    These are the equivalent of Jamaican Patties, in that they are most always served for all occasions. :) Raather than the more traditional pâté, a spicy & tasty chicken picadillo is made and then whirred up for a filling in these first-course puff-pastry packets. The filling is then sealed in the dough and baked. It's highly spiced for sure but also very aromatic, a nice start to any meal.;) Cooking Light Magazine, May 2010 edition. My nurse, Babara, who is now retiring - goes by the Haitian bakery on week-ends and picks up some patties and some fresh bread; then brings them in with whatever else she could find! They are marvelous and bring back many, many wonderful memories of me when I was juat 18 years old.:)

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    Serves: 20


    Pattie ...

    Units: US | Metric


    1. 1
      Cut habanero in half. Seed one half of pepper, and leave seeds in other half. Mince both pepper halves. Heat a large nonstick skillet over medium-high heat. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add minced habanero, onion, and garlic to pan; sauté 3 minutes or until tender, stirring frequently.
    2. 2
      Add chicken; cook 5 minutes or until browned, stirring to crumble. Add carrot; cook 2 minutes. Add tomato paste; cook 1 minute, stirring constantly. Add lime juice and vinegar, scraping pan to loosen browned bits.
    3. 3
      Add green onions and next 6 ingredients (through nutmeg); stir well. Remove from heat; cool mixture to room temperature.
    4. 4
      Place cooled chicken mixture in a food processor; process until almost smooth (mixture will begin to clump).
    5. 5
      Preheat oven to 400°F.
    6. 6
      Roll puff pastry into a 15 x 12–inch rectangle on a lightly floured surface.
    7. 7
      Cut puff pastry into 20 (3-inch) squares. Combine egg and water, stirring with a whisk. Brush egg mixture along edges of pastry squares; spoon about 1 scant tablespoon filling in center of each pastry square.
    8. 8
      Fold each pastry square in half; press edges closed with tines of a fork.
    9. 9
      Brush top with egg wash; arrange 1 inch apart on a baking sheet.
    10. 10
      Bake at 400°F for 20 minutes or until puffed and golden brown.

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    Nutritional Facts for Haitian Chicken Pâté Puffs

    Serving Size: 1 (42 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 20

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 129.3
    Calories from Fat 71
    Total Fat 7.9 g
    Saturated Fat 2.0 g
    Cholesterol 17.1 mg
    Sodium 95.1 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 9.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 0.4 g
    Sugars 0.5 g
    Protein 4.5 g

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