Not to be confused with its Cornish counterpart, the 'pastie' could be considered as one of Northern Ireland's national dishes at it is regularly bought from chip shops across the province and generally can't be found anywhere else. However here is a recipe to try your own version.
- 1 lb ground pork or beef (cooked, drained)
- 1 cup breadcrumbs
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1/2 teaspoon pepper
- 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce
- 1/2 cup cold water
- 1 teaspoon coriander
- 1/2 teaspoon nutmeg
- 3 medium size potatoes (Boiled, mashed and cooled)
- Mix all of the ingredients and add:
- 1 tbls. chopped parsley.
- 1 medium size onion (diced and sautéed).
- Form the pasty into approx 3-inch diameter pan
- Dip into your favourite fish batter and cover all over.
- Deep fry in 375F oil and remove when a golden brown.
- Serve with chips (French Fries) cooked in same.