Jamaican Patties; Beef, Chicken, or Lamb

Recipe by Flavor Diva
READY IN: 1hr
SERVES: 4-6
YIELD: 10 patties
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • FILLING:
  • Heat oil in skillet over medium heat.
  • Add onions and cook for 10 minutes stirring occasionally until soft and translucent.
  • Add garlic, cook 2 minutes.
  • Add beef, curry, cumin, salt, and pepper.
  • Cook until browned stirring constantly.
  • Stir in stock and breadcrumbs.
  • Simmer until liquid is absorbed. (aprox.10 minutes) Texture should be soft and moist. Add green onions.
  • PASTRY:
  • In a large bowl, combine flour, turmeric, curry, and salt.
  • Cut in 1/4 cup margarine and shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs.
  • Stir in water until mixture forms a ball. Shape dough into a log, and cut into 10 equal sections.
  • Roll each section into a six inch circle (approximately 1/8 inch thick). Cover with damp towel.
  • Spoon equal amounts of filling into each pastry circle. Fold over making a half circle and press edges together. Use a fork to press edges, and brush the top of each patty with beaten egg.
  • Cook for 25- 30 minutes.
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