Jo Zimny Recipe

Tender Chicken Gizzards

By Jo Zimny EmilyJo


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Jo's Story

I don't know about you, but I always loved the chicken gizzard. This takes a fair bit of time to prepare, but if you're a gizzard lover you will enjoy these regardless. I served mine with some sweet and sour sauce on the side. I found these still retained some of their chewiness, so don't expect them to be really tender.

Ingredients

1-2 lb
chicken gizzards, rinse them off
1-2 c
flour, divided
2 l
coca-cola
3 large
eggs, beaten
1/2 c
real butter
1-2 tsp
multi-spice seasoning

Directions Step-By-Step

1
Bring the coke to a boil in a large pot. Add the gizzards and return to a boil. Then reduce to a steady simmer for 35-45 minutes. Remove the gizzards and drain.

NOTE: I didn't use coca-cola, but did use chicken broth, I don't drink sodas.
2
Then, put the gizzards into the fridge and give them about 30 minutes so they are totally cold. In fact the colder the better.
3
Divide the flours between two shallow bowls and put the multi-spice in the third bowl. Put the plain flour in the first bowl and the beaten egg in the middle bowl.
4
roll each gizzard in the first bowl of flour, then the egg, then the seasoned flour. Doing it in order will ensure that the tenders come out right.
5
Place the gizzards in the hot butter (watch you don't burn the butter) and saute until golden. Cook 2-3 minutes and drain on a paper towel.
6
Serve with sweet and sour sauce or other sauce of your choice. If you don't mind chewing a little, these are very tasty and enjoyable.
7
Enjoy!

About this Recipe

Course/Dish: Chicken, Poultry Appetizers
Hashtag: #gizzards


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6 Comments

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Linda Galatas Burntsugar
Sep 30, 2013
Hi Jo, I too love chicken gizzards and want to try your recipe. Can you let me how much coca cola to use. It looks like 21 coca colas or it could be 2 liters. Thanks.
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Diane Fowler 52Diane
Dec 13, 2011
Thank you, I can't wait to try them.
Diane
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Jo Zimny EmilyJo
Dec 13, 2011
Thanks everyone, I just loved these. They were a tad chewy but that's a gizzard for ya :).

Diane, a multi-spice would be a mixture of spices, grilling spices can be multi-spice, you know having several different things combined. I used a chicken grilling spice in mine and it contains different herbs and some spice..it was tasty, so give it a try, experiment with different ones. You are bound to find one you like.
Jo :)
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Diane Fowler 52Diane
Dec 11, 2011
Oh, these chicken gizzards sound really yummy but like you said, Jo, I don't use or drink soda beverages either.
What is multi-spice seasoning?
Thank-you so much for sharing this recipe with us, Jo.
Diane
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Wendy Rusch snooksk9
Dec 8, 2011
I love them too! I just learned about 2 months ago, the longer I simmer them the more tender they get...Thanks Jo! I am excited to try these because I love sweet and sour too!!! :o)