Best Chicken Liver Pate Recipe – Traditional Delicacy

About Best Chicken Liver Pate Recipe

 

Preparing a traditional chicken liver pate takes a little more time and effort , but it is worth to make it definitely. As a result of following my best chicken liver pate recipe you will enjoy a delicate, smooth and aromatic chicken liver pate.

There are three basic ingredients which cannot be missing in the process of making a traditional chicken liver pate. Cooking a chicken liver pate starts with melting the duck fat. Simmering the chicken livers slowly with Port wine helps to make them tender while all the alcohol evaporates. Finally, garlic adds a special aroma to the chicken liver pate.

Once your chicken liver pate is ready it is necessary to let it rest in the fridge. I transfer my chicken liver pate into the bread loaf usually. You can use any other glass or ceramic dish to store the chicken liver pate in the fridge. It takes a couple of hours to chill the chicken liver pate completely, so the best is to let it rest overnight.

The next day replace your chicken liver pate to the tray turning it upside down. Cut with a sharp knife into about 1 inch thick pieces and arrange on the serving plates, cutting each piece of chicken liver pate crosswise. Add a spoonful of  canned cranberries on each serving plate. Serve with a piece of crunchy fresh bread or toast if you prefer.

Hope you will enjoy making your best chicken liver pate at home. Looking forward to receiving your comments below. :)

 

Best Chicken Liver Pate Recipe - Traditional Delicacy
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Best Chicken Liver Pate Recipe - Traditional Delicacy
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Instructions
  1. Prepare all the ingredients.
  2. Rinse chicken livers with cold water thoroughly and drain.
  3. In the large skillet melt duck fat over medium heat.
  4. Add chicken livers and cook and cook until brown outside, about 5 minutes.
  5. Add bay leaf, shallots, garlic, 1 teaspoon salt, freshly ground black pepper and stir to combine.
  6. Pour over Port wine, reduce the heat and let it simmer slowly for about 12 minutes.
  7. Remove from heat and let it cool for 15 minutes.
  8. Discard bay leaf.
  9. Check for seasoning and add sea salt if needed.
  10. Transfer into the large bowl and puree with a hand blender until smooth.
  11. Add butter cubes in a couple of additions and blend to combine well.
  12. Transfer chicken liver pate into the ceramic or glass dish.
  13. Chill before serving for at least two hours or overnight.
  14. Transfer to the tray turning upside down and cut into the serving portions.
  15. Enjoy your chicken liver pate.
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Chicken Tomato Sauce Recipe – Served with Your Favorite Pasta

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I guess, there is nothing simpler than cooking a fresh pasta sauce to serve as your main dish at dinner. If you like pasta sauces which combine meat and tomatoes you can enjoy your chicken tomato sauce tonight. I use chicken breasts to make this pasta sauce. There are two options when it comes to adding tomatoes to your sauce. The most of the year I use canned plum tomatoes, which taste great. I puree them but I don’t like to make a very smooth tomato puree for this purpose. I puree the tomatoes with a couple of shots only. As a result of that, the consistensy of the tomato puree is coarse, containing the larger pieces of tomatoes.

In the summer when there are fresh, juicy and bright red tomatoes available, I use a couple of them to make this sauce tasting differently. I peel and chop them roughly before I add them to the chicken. To peel the tomato skin easily, immerse the fresh tomatoes in the hot water for 30 seconds first. I cook the sauce for a couple of minutes more, then I remove the sauce pan  from the heat, to keep the tomatoes as fresh as possible.

The main ingredients I use following  my chicken tomato sauce recipe is chicken, plum tomatoes and a heavy cream. Adding the heavy cream at the end of cooking, helps to make the sauce smoother and tasting delicious. To use one clove of crushed garlic is enough, as we want just to enhance the flavour of the sauce slihtly. Also, adding the ingredients gradually, one by one, helps to improve the final taste of your sauce.

Serve your chicken tomato sauce on the nest of your favorite either dried or fresh pasta. I found it the best to serve tagliatelle with this sauce. Sprinkle the pasta with a freshly grated parmesan cheese over the top before serving. Finally drizzle with olive oil if you prefer.

I hope you’ll enjoy cooking your chicken tomato pasta sauce. I’d be more than happy if you  leave me your comments below. :)

Chicken Tomato Sauce Recipe - Served with Your Favorite Pasta
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Chicken Tomato Sauce Recipe - Served with Your Favorite Pasta
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4 persons
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Instructions
  1. Prepare all the fresh ingredients.
  2. Cut chicken breasts into chunks.
  3. In the large sauce pan heat olive oil over medium heat until hot but not smoking.
  4. Cook chicken until it changes its colour to golden brown, reduce the heat and let the chicken simmer for 5 more minutes.
  5. Puree plum tomatoes to coarse consistency.
  6. Pour the tomato puree over the chicken, add crushed garlic, season with salt, sugar and let it simmer slowly for 5 minutes.
  7. Meanwhile cook your pasta in the large pot of boiling, salted water until al dente.
  8. Add heavy cream into the sauce finally and let the sauce simmer for 10 more minutes, stirring occasionally.
  9. Remove the sauce from the heat.
  10. Season with a freshly ground black pepper.
  11. Drain the tagliatelle through the colander with large holes.
  12. Top tagliatelle with the chicken tomato sauce, sprinkle with freshly grated parmesan cheese and serve immediately. Enjoy your fresh dinner.
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