Fried Chicken Livers, Iris

iris mccall


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!!

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15 Min
10 Min
Pan Fry


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 large
eggs , beaten

How to Make Fried Chicken Livers, Iris


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

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