Jamaican Beef Patties


Filling: 1 cup bread crumbs 1 1/2 cups ground beef 1 tsp each black pepper and salt 1/4 tsp dried thyme leaves Grated ginger 1/2 tbsp scotch bonnet pepper diced 2 stalk scallion chopped 1 lg onion finely chopped 2 tbsp curry 1 tsp soy sauce 1/4 beef stock 2 tbls butter Ground coriander 1/4 tsp sugar 1/2 tsp allspice 1 egg beaten Pattie Pastry: 8 oz plain flour 1 1/2 tsp ground turmeric Pinch of salt 4 oz cold butter, cut into small cubes 1/2 egg, lightly beaten, to glaze

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Filling: Sauté scallion, onions, ginger, thyme, pepper in a frying pan with butter. Add beef mince in frying pan and fry until mince is cooked. Add scotch bonnet, pepper, soy sauce, sugar, salt, coriander, curry, beef stock, allspice and bread crumbs. Place filling in a food processor. Ensure that the beef is wet when placing it on the patty crust. Place at least 3 tablespoons of filling on each circle then fold and crimp with a fork the corners. Brush a small amount of egg on each pattie. Pattie Pastry: Put the flour, turmeric and salt in a bowl and rub in the butter. Add 4-5 tbsp milk and mix. Roll into a ball and chill for 30 mins. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees. Cook till lightly brown