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Foie gras fingers

Foie gras fingers

An elegant canapé which consists of a crisp layer of shortcrust pastry topped with a layer of foie gras.

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Last modified on: December 21th 2011

For 40 canapés fingers, you will need:

How long does it take?

PreparationRestingCookingStart to finish
30 min.2 hours20 min.2 hours 50 min.
Preservation: A few hours in the fridge.
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Step by step recipe

1 Foie gras fingers : Photo of step #1Prepare the shortcrust pastry with sesame seeds by mixing 150 g flour, 120 g butter, 1 egg, 5 g salt and 50 g sesame seeds in a food processor bowl.

Mix until homogeneous, then form into a thick cake and wrap in stretch plastic film and refrigerate for at least 2 hours.
5 min.
2 Foie gras fingers : Photo of step #2Preheat the oven to 200°C (390°F).

Roll out the pastry into a large rectangle as evenly as you can (to avoid offcuts as far as possible). Prick all over.
2 hours
3 Foie gras fingers : Photo of step #3Bake the pastry until it is golden brown.

Leave to cool on a wire rack.
20 min.
4 Foie gras fingers : Photo of step #4Cut the pastry into strips about 1 cm (1/2 inch) wide using a knife with a serrated blade. 5 min.
5 Foie gras fingers : Photo of step #5Cut these strips into pieces around 4 cm (2 inches) long. 5 min.
6 Foie gras fingers : Photo of step #6Cut the foie gras into pieces barely the size of the pastry and about 1 cm (1/2 inch) thick. 5 min.
7 Foie gras fingers : Photo of step #7Assemble the fingers by placing each piece of foie gras on a piece of pastry.

Keep in the fridge, but take them out 30 minutes before serving to allow the flavour of the foie gras to develop fully.
10 min.
8 Foie gras fingers : Photo of step #8Possible variation: put a thinner slice of foie gras between 2 pieces of pastry that has been scattered with grated gruyère before baking.

Remarks

The pastry can be prepared several days in advance if it is kept tightly wrapped in stretch film in the fridge.

The number of fingers indicated is only approximate and will depend on the size you cut the pieces of pastry. So don't worry if you have a few more or less.

The sesame seeds can be replaced with others seeds of your choice (linseed, poppy seeds, etc.).

Nutritional information

Whole recipe
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
267954 gr124 gr219 gr
134 %21 %12 %33 %
Per 100 g
CaloriesProteins CarbohydratesFats
4589 gr21 gr37 gr
23 %4 %2 %6 %
% are calculated relative to a Recommended Dietary Intake or RDI of 2000 k-calories by day for a woman (change to a man).

How much will it cost?

For 40 canapés fingers : 8.10 €
Per canapé fingers : 0.20 €

Note : These prices are only approximate.

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And to drink?: A glass of champagne.
Source: Home made
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Foie grasFoie gras: You can get more informations, or check-out other recipes which use it, for example: Foie gras Chantilly , Paté en croute (terrine in a pie crust), Duck Parmentier, Beef Wellington, Purée of Jerusalem artichokes with foie gras, ... All
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Sesame seedsSesame seeds: You can check-out other recipes which use it, like for example: Bacon rolls, Ali Baba bread, Sesame fried scampi, Sushi, Fish in a seed crust, ... All

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