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Chicken and Port Pate with Jelly topping



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Chicken and Port Pate with Jelly topping


  • Milk, to soak livers
  • 500 g chicken livers
  • 1 cloves garlic
  • 1 brown onion
  • 50 g Butter
  • 1 sprigs rosemary
  • 40 g tomato paste
  • 30 g Port, or Brandy
  • 1 tbsp dried cranberries
  • 1 tbsp shelled pistachio
  • 1 sprigs parsley leaf, fresh
  • 1 pinches salt
  • 1 pinches ground black pepper
  • 1 dried bay leaf
  • 2 tbsp cream, whipping, 30-40% fat


  • 2 tsp gelatin
  • 250 g Boiling water
  • 1 tsp honey
  • bayleaves, to decorate
  • mixed peppercorns, to decorate
  • 6
    24h 10min
    Preparation 24h 0min
  • 7
  • 8
    • Appliance TM 5 image
      Recipe is created for
      TM 5
      Please note that the TM5 mixing bowl has a larger capacity than the TM31 (capacity of 2.2 liters instead of 2.0 liters for TM 31). Recipes for the Thermomix TM5 may not be cooked with a Thermomix TM31 for safety reasons without adjusting the quantities. Risk of scalding by spraying of hot liquids: Do not exceed the maximum filling quantity and observe the filling level markings of the mixing bowl!

Recipe's preparation

    Pate with jelly topping
  1. Clean and soak livers in milk overnight.
    Rinse livers and drain before use.
  2. Before starting pate make jelly.
    Mix together gelatin, boiling water and honey. Stir until combined and leave to cool while you make the pate.
  3. Place garlic, onion and rosemary into bowl, chop 3 Sec/Sp 7. Scrape down sides of bowl.
    Add butter and saute, 3 Min/120/Sp 1.
  4. Add chicken livers, tomato paste, Port, cranberries, pistachios, parsley, seasoning, bay leaf and cream. Blend 10 Sec/Sp 6. Scrape down sides of bowl. Cook 6 Min/100/Sp 3.
  5. Blend pate 20 Sec/Sp 7 until smooth.
    Pour into 6 small ramekins, smooth top and clean edges of dish.
    Put bayleaf and peppercorns on top of pate, cover with jelly.
  6. Place in fridge to set.

    Serve with cornichons and crackers.

    If you would like to freeze, omit jelly topping and top with melted butter.
    Consume within a few days of making or freeze up to one month.

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