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Here's a super creamy homemade chicken liver pate with butter and juniper berries. Also check out my sin free chicken liver parfait! What a delicious spread...

Homemade Chicken Liver Pate

Chicken liver pate: a super creamy homemade chicken liver pate with butter and flavorful juniper berries.
Course Spread
Cuisine French
Keyword chicken liver pate
Prep Time 45 minutes
Cook Time 1 hour
Total Time 1 hour 45 minutes
Servings 6
Calories per serving 181 kcal

Ingredients

  • 12,5 oz fresh chicken livers (350 g)
  • 3 tbsp unsalted butter
  • 1 shallot finely chopped
  • 1 small garlic clove chopped
  • 8 dried juniper berries
  • 1 sprig fresh rosemary
  • ½ cup cream (120 ml)
  • pepper
  • salt

Instructions

  1. 1. Clean the livers. Trim and remove any fat and sinew. Then let the cleaned livers soak in a large bowl filled with cold water for at least 30 minutes.

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  3. 2. In the meantime pour the cream in a small saucepan. Also add the rosemary and a tablespoon of butter. Season with some pepper and salt.

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  5. 3. Bring the cream to a gentle boil, then simmer for 5 minutes until the butter has melted and turn the heat off again. Let the butter, cream and rosemary infuse while cooling down. Add another tablespoon of butter to a large pan and add the chopped garlic and shallot. Stir fry for 2 minutes. Then add the soaked and drained chicken livers.

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  7. 4. Bake the livers for 5 minutes until cooked through. Stir regularly. Take the pan off the heat and let the livers cool down. Then transfer them to a clean blender.

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  9. 5. Pulse into a thick paste. Gradually add the infused cream and butter (discard the rosemary first).

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  11. 6. Blend until you get a smooth pate. Add half of the juniper berries. Check the seasoning and add pepper and salt to taste. Blend one last time. Then transfer the pate to a ceramic dish.

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  13. 7. Melt the remaining butter in a small saucepan and add the remaining (crushed) juniper berries. I also added some of the cooked rosemary leaves. Once the butter has fully melted, pour this over the chicken pate.

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  15. 8. Store the pate in the fridge for 2 to 4 days before serving.

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