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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Just me if I'm not careful (2)
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


  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.

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