How to Make Jamaican Beef Patties


Jamaican beef patties are spicy beef filled pastries. Although recipes differ, all contain a spicy mix of ground beef, bread crumbs, and the desired spices sealed and baked inside a golden pastry crust. Get ready to eat this tasty spicy treat.

Things You'll Need

  • 2 cups flour
  • 1/2 cup margarine or shortening
  • 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder
  • 1 pinch salt
  • 1/3 cup cold water
  • Filling
  • 2 tablespoons oil
  • 1 pound lean ground beef
  • 1 small onion diced
  • 1 teaspoon curry powder
  • 1 teaspoon dried thyme (bunch fresh thyme)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon pepper
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground cloves
  • 1 teaspoon sugar
  • 1/2 cup beef broth (Wyler's Better Than Boulion)
  • 1/2 cup plain dry bread crumbs
  • 1 egg, beaten

Make the Pastry

  • Mix flour, salt , and curry powder in large bowl.

  • Cut in the shortening and mix until crumbly.

  • Add water a little at a time until the dough forms a ball.

  • Cut into six equal pieces and roll out in a circle on a lightly floured board to the thickness of pie crust. Set aside.

  • Bake at

Create the Filling

Fill and Bake

  • Scoop equal portions of the meat filling onto the six rolled out dough circles.

  • Fold the pastry dough over the meat mixture to create a half moon shape. Crimp the edges with a fork.

  • Coat the top of each pastry shell with beaten egg.

  • Bake in a preheated 400 degree oven for 30 minutes or until golden brown.

Tips & Warnings

  • Dip the fork in water before crimping the edges of the pastry shell to seal if necessary.
  • Experiment with your own selection of spices to create a unique blend of spices.
  • Curry powder varies from region to region. Each has its own combination of herbs and spices that lends it its own flavor. Choose one that you enjoy or experiment with different blends to create just the right flavor.

Related Searches

Promoted By Zergnet


You May Also Like

Related Searches

Check It Out

13 Delicious Thanksgiving Sides That'll Make Turkey Insignificant

Is DIY in your DNA? Become part of our maker community.
Submit Your Work!