Recipe of the Day: Jamaican Chicken Patty

The Jamaican patty comes in many varieties of fillings including chicken. Here is our Jamaican chicken patty recipe for our chicken lovers. The Jamaican patty is a pastry that contains a variety of tasty filling. The Jamaican patty can be eaten as a full meal or snack. It is often paired with coco bread as a part of a full meal.


  • 2 lbs ground chicken meat (In the store ask the butcher to ground it or use a food processor with the grinder attachment.
  • 1/2 teaspoon Accent
  • 8 sprigs of thyme
  • 2 ozs. escallion
  • 2 small hot peppers
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • half a loaf french bread
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Grind escallion and hot peppers in a mincing mill.
  2. Add to ground chicken with salt.
  3. Place chicken meat in a saucepan making a well in the center into which place 4 sprigs of thyme.
  4. Cook without adding any water or fat until chicken meat has lost its broth and only very little oil remains.
  5. Pour off excess oil and add this to the paprika to be used later on, strained for coloring meat.
  6. While the chicken is being cooked, pour sufficient cold water over bread in a saucepan to cover and soak for a few minutes, then squeeze dry, saving water.
  7. Pass bread through mincing mill and return the ground bread water with 4 sprigs of thyme and cook until bread is dry.
  8. Combine chicken meat and cooked bread.
  9. Add color, paprika in sufficient quantity to color the chicken meat to taste.
  10. Cook together for a further 20 mins.
  11. Add Accent . Remove from fire. Cool for filling pastry circles.

So gather your ingredients and go make this tasty meal. You will not be disappointed.


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