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fried chicken livers, iris

★★★★★ 2
a recipe by
iris mccall
chicago, IL

My kids don't understand. It's an ole school thang, and a splurge rich, rich, rich, but give me these with the fried gizzards and a basket of onion rings, hot sauce and a Coke, mama's happy!!

★★★★★ 2
serves Just me if I'm not careful (2)
prep time 15 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Pan Fry

Ingredients For fried chicken livers, iris

  • 1 lb
    chcken livers
  • 1 1/2 c
    buttermilk, divided
  • 1 c
    all purpose flour
  • 1 tsp
    salt, kosher
  • 1/2 tsp
    cayenne pepper
  • 2 1/2 c
    saltine cracker crumbs, fine ground
  • oil for frying
  • 2 lg
    eggs , beaten

How To Make fried chicken livers, iris

  • 1
    Soak chicken livers in buttermilk(1/2) cup for 1 hour. drain and rinse. Season with salt and pepper.
  • 2
    In large plastic Ziploc bag, mix flour, salt, pepper, and cayenne. Put livers in bag and shake to coat.
  • 3
    Mix eggs with 1 cup of buttermilk, put saltines in separate bag. Dip floured liver in eggs and then coat liver in saltine bag. coat and dredge all livers.
  • 4
    In large skillet, heat oil, on medium heat. Cook livers for 5 minutes. turning once. drain on paper towels serve hot.