Prepare the dough:

  • 2.5 cups unbleached all-purpose flour
  • 2 sticks of cold butter (not frozen)
  • ½ cup water
  • 1 teaspoon salt


  1. Add 2 cups of flour to a bowl
  2. Cut butter into small pieces and add to bowl. Use your hands to mix the butter and the flour.haitian baked patties
  3. Add the water and salt to a cup and stir until all the salt is dissolved and the water is salty.
  4. Add the salted water to the flour and butter mix. Use your hands to mix until the dough is formed into a ball.
  5. Sprinkle some flour on the cutting board and place the dough on it. Use your hands to flatten the dough until it is flat and round. Wrap the dough in a plastic wrap and freeze for 30 minutes.
  6. Take the dough out of the freezer and unwrap. Flour the cutting board again and use a rolling pin. Roll the dough into a rectangle and fold it in three, the same way you would fold an envelope. Turn the dough to face you in a vertical position and roll it again into a rectangle form. Wrap the dough again and freeze it for 30 minutes. Repeat this step at least two more times.

Prepare the meat:baked patties filling

  • 1 lb. chicken breast
  • 1 small tomato (chopped)
  • 1 shallot or small onion (chopped)
  • 2 tablespoon oil
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon epis
  • ¼ tablet Maggi
  • 1 lemon
  • ¼ bell pepper (chopped)


  1. Add the meat to a bowl. Squeeze the lemon over the chicken and rub the lemon on the chicken. Add the salt and mix with your hand or a spoon. Let the chicken marinate in the citrus and salt for a few minutes.
  2. Rinse the chicken and add epis and Maggi. Let marinate for a few minutes.
  3. Add the chicken to a pan with oil and the epis. Cover and cook for 5 minutes on medium heat. Turn the meat over and cook for another 5 minutes.
  4. Add the tomato, shallot or onion, and bell peppers. Lower the heat, cover and cook for an additional 10 minutes.
  5. Add meat to a food processor and chop for about 30 seconds.

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Preparing the patties:

  1. Remove the dough from the freezer and remove the plastic wrap. Flour the cutting board before placing the dough on it. Turn the dough to face you in a horizontal position and cut it evenlypastries dough into five pieces and place them on the side of the cutting board.
  2. Take one piece and turn it to face you in a vertical position. Roll it into a rectangle form. Use a knife to cut the sides to make it even. Use a knife to split the dough in half.
  3. Add 2 tablespoons of meat on one side of the dough and seal it with your fingers. You may also add a small amount of water to a bowl to wet a fork. Use the wet fork to seal the dough.
  4. Place parchment paper on a place and place the patty on the plate. Do not let the patties touch each other. A regular plate may only take five patties. Add more parchment paper on top of the patties and add the rest of the patties on top.
  5. Repeat until you have 10 patties.
  6. Cover the patties with wrapping paper and place in the freezer for at least 2-3 hours. You may also leave them there for as long as you want until you need them.
  7. Preheat the oven to 400° F
  8. Once you hear the oven beep, remove the patties from the freezer. Add parchment paper on a large flat baking pan and place the patties on in the baking pan.
  9. Bake the patties for 30 minutes.
  10. Remove the patties and allow them to cool off for a few minutes before serving. Patties go well with fresh avocados.

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