Jamaican Beef Patties

Recipe by Rob6543
READY IN: 1hr 25mins




  • --------DoughDirections---------.
  • Combine flour, salt, and curry powder in work bowl of food processor, pulse to combine.
  • Add butter or shortening and process until mixture looks like fine crumbs.
  • In a bowl combine water, vinegar, and egg yolks.
  • Add wet mixture to work bowl and pulse until a ball forms.
  • Cover dough in plastic wrap and let rest in refrigerator for 1/2 hour.
  • ---------FillingDirections----------.
  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • Mix together meat, scallions, salt, onion and 1 tablespoon of thyme.
  • Place in the frying pan with a teaspoon of cooking oil and cook over medium heat until meat is cooked, about 10 minutes.
  • Pour off excess fat.
  • Add in breadcrumbs, the rest of the thyme, black pepper, habanero, paprika, and ketchup.
  • Cook 15 minutes more, adding water as necessary to keep the mixture moist.
  • Cool before filling pastry.
  • Roll the dough out to 1/8-inch thick.
  • Cut the dough into 6-inch circles or whatever shapes you want.
  • Put filling on one half of the dough.
  • Brush the edges of the dough with the beaten egg.
  • Fold the dough over the filling to make a half moon shape and press the edges together firmly, sealing them with a fork.
  • Place the patties on a greased cookie sheet and bake 20-25 minutes.
  • If making cocktail size, cut the dough into 3-inch circles.