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Captain Jefferds House Pâté

Captain Jefferds House Pâté
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Yield: Serves 12

"This is a rather simple but very tasty appetizer which I like to serve at cocktail time in a fancy pedestal dish with plain crackers." -- The Captain Jefferds Inn, Kennebunkport, Maine

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  • 3 cloves garlic, crushed
  • 1/2 stick butter
  • 1 pound chicken liver
  • 1/4 cup sliced onion
  • 1/4 cup heavy cream
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon celery salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 2 hard-cooked eggs


Sauté crushed garlic in butter Then add chicken livers and continue to sauté until just tender and no longer pink inside. Add onion a few minutes before livers are cooked. Cool. Transfer all ingredients except eggs to blender or food processor and puree until smooth. Add eggs and continue to blend until smooth. This can be frozen.
Updated Monday, March 10th, 2008

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