Chicken livers on toast

Chicken livers on toast

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Cooking time

Prep: 20 mins Cook: 10 mins

Skill level

Easy

Servings

Serves 4

Not just for stuffings and pâtés, pan-fried chicken livers make a good-value starter or light lunch

Nutrition and extra info

Nutrition info

Nutrition per serving

kcalories
221
protein
14g
carbs
25g
fat
8g
saturates
1g
fibre
2g
sugar
1g
salt
0.83g

Ingredients

  • 250g chicken livers
  • 2 shallots, finely chopped
  • large handful flatleaf parsley, leaves very roughly chopped
  • 1 tbsp capers, rinsed and drained, roughly chopped
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • 3 tbsp sherry vinegar
  • 4 slices nice bread, such as sourdough
  • 1 tbsp plain flour
  • large pinch cayenne pepper

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Method

  1. Pick over the livers, cutting away any fatty bits and sinew, then pat the livers dry. Place the shallot, parsley and capers into a bowl and drizzle with half the olive oil and 1 tbsp of the Sherry vinegar.
  2. Toast the bread (preferably on a griddle but a toaster is fine). Toss the livers in the flour and cayenne pepper, and season generously with salt and pepper. Heat the rest of the oil in a frying pan and fry the livers over a really high heat for 4-5 mins until brown and crisp on the outside and cooked, but still a little pink in the middle. Splash remaining vinegar into the pan and bubble down for 1 min.
  3. Tip the contents of the pan in with the shallot and parsley, toss everything together, season to taste, then pile onto the toasted bread. Season with a little crunchy sea salt and serve.

Recipe from Good Food magazine, March 2010

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worthwords's picture

I made this today. 500grams of chicken livers for a quid at the local super market. I think i overdid the vinegar a little but it was really delicious. You have to be careful about the timing as i had a few small pieces which cooked quicker and they were a bit dry. The big pieces were juice and lush.

gabriele0712's picture

Absolutely delicicious. I made it twice, second time round I served it on roasted mixed peppers to save on calories.. Great!

eleanormayo's picture
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I made this for lunch for my mum yesterday and used the quantities above for just the two of us! Was delicious though!

bexter25's picture
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I could not believe how tasty this dish was, I could have eaten it twice! The left overs made an excellent cold salad the next day with the inclusion of some crispy smoked bacon!

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