- 100 g pistachios, shelled, or other nuts or no nuts
- 600 g chicken livers, washed and dried
- 1 onion, large
- 2 cloves garlic
- 300 g butter
- 1 bouquet garni
- 1 sachet salt and pepper
- brandy, or other liqueur
Chop pistachios for about 4 seconds on speed 6. Set aside.
Chop onions and garlic for about 5 seconds on speed 6.
Add 30 gms of butter. Cook 3/4 minutes or until soft on 100 speed 1.
Add chicken livers, bouquet garni , salt and pepper COOK for about 8 minutes at 100 soft speed and REVERSE.
When livers are cooked REMOVE BOUQUET GARNI.
Add remaining butter and brandy and process for 3 seconds on speed 3.
Add the pistachios and pour into ramekins/pots or make a big one for party.
Chicken Liver and Pistachio Pate
You can freeze this pate
I have been making this for years as my party piece. It is easy as, just remember no matter what weight of chicken livers use 1/2 that weight in butter. Don't think about it just do it. Decadent.
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