Jamaican Beef Patties

Jamaican Beef Patties


"These are delicious curry-flavored beef pastries that can be found in Jamaica and other Caribbean islands. Try serving them with some Peas and Rice, or just have them as a snack."


1 h 20 m servings 371 cals
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Original recipe yields 10 servings



  • Calories:
  • 371 kcal
  • 19%
  • Fat:
  • 24.9 g
  • 38%
  • Carbs:
  • 24.3g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 11.9 g
  • 24%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 57 mg
  • 19%
  • Sodium:
  • 467 mg
  • 19%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to 400 degrees F (200 degrees C). In a large bowl, combine flour, 1 1/2 teaspoons curry powder, and pinch of salt. Cut in 1/4 cup margarine and shortening until mixture resembles coarse crumbs. Stir in water until mixture forms a ball. Shape dough into a log, and cut into 10 equal sections. Roll each section into a six inch circle (approximately 1/8 inch thick). Set aside.
  2. Melt margarine in a skillet over medium heat. Saute onion until soft and translucent. Stir in ground beef. Season with 1 teaspoon curry powder, thyme, 1 teaspoon salt, and pepper. Cook until beef is evenly brown, stirring constantly. Stir in beef broth and bread crumbs. Simmer until liquid is absorbed. Remove from heat.
  3. Spoon equal amounts of filling into each pastry circle. Fold over and press edges together, making a half circle. Use a fork to press edges, and brush the top of each patty with beaten egg.
  4. Bake in preheated oven for 30 minutes, or until golden brown.
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  1. 207 Ratings


This recipe is good but I'm only giving it 3 stars because its not really Jamaican. Its more of a curried empanada rather than the spicy beef patties that Jamaica & the Bahamas are known for. R...

I come from Toronto, where there is a lot of Jamaican influence in the cultural mosaic. I now live in Japan, so naturally, the one thing I missed the most are beef patties ( especially the spic...

I was looking for an authentic recipe to surprise my husband with, as he misses these from when we lived in London. I knew the meat mixture would need some additions to suit our tastes - so I ad...

My fiance made the Jamacian beef paties for dinner tonight. He said that if you cut dough into 10 pieces in the original recipe, the patties will be really small. He made 5 patties and they were...

This is a good recipe, that strangely enough I found ingredient for ingredient on a copycat website for the Bahama Breeze restaraunt chain. I made a few additions: Add a little sautee'd habaner...

I must have lost some spice as I had to drain the fat but that made them all the better for my kids and I to eat - I also only used 1 tsp of curry in crust for my benefit - other than the lack o...

I was hungry for curry and looking for a recipe that didn't require the apple or coconut milk I didn't have, and I decided to try these. I'm so glad I did! They're really good, and not that di...

I have rated this recipe before and only gave it 4 stars. However, I tried the recipe again with a few changes and I just had to go back and give it 5 stars! I used prepackaged pie crust inste...

I grew up eating Jamacian Patties and in recent years have moved to an area where I unable to find them. These are amazing and bring back alot of memories...my tastebuds thank you