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Jamaican Patty Crust Recipe

Jamaican Patty Crust Recipe

5 Ingredient Jamaican Patty Crust Recipe
Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 30 mins
Resting 10 mins
Total Time 1 hr
Course Appetizer
Cuisine Jamaican
Servings 8 Servings
Calories 162 kcal


  • Measuring Cups
  • Measuring Spoons
  • Mixing Bowl
  • Fork
  • Rolling Pin


  • 1 Cup All Purpose Flour
  • ½ Cup Unsalted Butter Cold
  • ½ Cup Cold Water
  • 1 Tablespoon Jamaican Curry Powder
  • ¼ Teaspoon Salt


  • In a medium bowl, add the all purpose flour, curry powder and salt.
  • Use a fork to combine the Jamaican Curry Powder and salt in to the all purpose flour.
  • Once the dry ingredients have combined, add the cold butter and use the fork to break the butter into the flour mixture.
    This should resemble breadcrumb!
  • After cutting the butter into the flour, add the cold water.
  • Gently mix the water into crumbly flour mixture until a soft dough is form.
  • Wrap the dough in the plastic wrap and rest for 10 minutes.
  • Flour a flat surface with a light amount of flour and roll out the dough to about an ⅛th of an inch.
  • Cut the dough into 8 equal pieces and lay each piece on a non-stick baking tray.
  • Bake for 30 minutes at 375 degrees fahrenheit or until golden brown.

To Fill the Jamaican Patty Crust

  • Before baking, add your desired filling to only a half of the dough.
  • Fold the empty side of the dough onto the filling and seal the edges with your fingers.
  • With filling, bake for an additional 15 minutes.



There are many different filling options for filling Jamaican patty.
The one in picture is an ackee and saltfish patty, but here a few a other Jamaican option:
1. Curry Lentil
2. Curry Chicken
Jamaican patties usually come in three different sizes. They can be either small (cocktail), medium (American), or large (Traditional Jamaican).
Keyword jamaican cuisine, Jamaican Curry, jamaican dishes, jamaican oxtail, jamaican patty, Jamaican patty crust, Vegan, vegetarian