Chicken liver with onions
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Chicken liver with onions

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Serves 4

Simple, fast, must try! Everyone likes this delicious taste!

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  • 500g chicken liver
  • 4 tbsp sunflower oil
  • 100g butter
  • 2 medium onions
  • 3 tbsp majoram
  • 2 tsp crushed black pepper
  • 1 tomato
  • 4-5 finely sliced bacons (for smoky taste)
  • 1/3 glass of white wine
  • 2 pinch of salt


    1. Wash the chicken livers, get rid of the fat if it has and cut them to half. Pat dry with kitchen paper. Cut half the onions and slice them. Slice finely the bacons.
    2. Take a big frying pan, heat the oil and butter put the sliced bacons and fry until it is golden. Then you can add the sliced onions and stir fry for another few mins until gets tender.
    3. You can turn down the heat now and add the chopped tomato (for the juice), and the livers. Cover the pan with a lid and cook for about 5 mins. Careful the livers can splash if they are wet!
    4. Check and stir the livers. You can add the crushed black pepper, the wine and the majorams. Cook for another 4-5 minutes. Wait with the salt! It goes only at the end! (You can strenght the flavour of the majorams if you crumble them)
    5. You will see a kind of stew in you pan. Now you can turn up the heat again and stir the stuff and let it thicken a bit. Now it is time to check the livers. Stab them with a knife. If there's no blood coming out from the liver, it means they are ready. Do not overcook the livers, they become hard.
    6. If the liver is soft and ready, you can turn off the heat and add the rest of the majorams and season with the salt. Salt must be the last one for the liver!
    7. To serve, you can make boiled rice or serve with fresh white bread. If you have fresh parsley at home, you can chop a littre for dressing. I can assure your family will like it! You can try it with a little pickles too. Good apetite!

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18th Jan, 2019
Delicious! Great recipe! Thank you.
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Katie Egervari
17th Jun, 2018
This is not the recipe if you're loading to add chicken liver to your diet. I dunno how you can take something as nutritious as chicken liver and completely destroy it with 4 tablespoons of sunflower oil. Like why?
5th Jun, 2018
This recipe was excellent. Cannot get my wife to eat chicken livers, but she had 3 helpings of this.
30th Nov, 2017
I'm about to try this recipe but would appreciate a simpler way to understand the recipes I'm not sure marjoram can be crumbled is it rashers of bacon, lardons or chopped bacon? I'm using dried marjoram and adding mushrooms. Let you know
29th Oct, 2017
sooo good used, some dried oregano as I did not have the majoram and threw in some spinach.
12th Oct, 2017
Tried this recipe today (10-9-2017) it is delicious. I have never made Chicken Livers before with a gravy consistency and was a bit apprehensive. Very pleasantly surprised with the flavor and tenderness of the dish. Thank you for sharing. Don in Michigan
1st Dec, 2016
Who wrote the above ? Is English their first language? Why does nobody proof read articles before publication?
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Ester Dhutheni
5th Jan, 2018
Okay, what about you
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Rita Hallworth
16th Feb, 2018
What is/ are MAJORAM ?? never heard if this
2nd Feb, 2017
I agree, the English in the recipe should be corrected to make it easier to understand. It sounds like quite a good recipe, but the language makes it sound less than appealing !
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