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Kidneys In Tarragon

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  Lamb kidneys 1 Pound (450 Gram)
  Onions 2 Small
  Button mushrooms 4 Ounce (100 Gram)
  Streaky bacon rashers 3
  Butter/Margarine 2 Ounce (50 Gram)
  Sunflower oil 1 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Dry sherry 2 Tablespoon
  Chopped tarragon 2 Teaspoon
  Salt To Taste
  Freshly ground black pepper To Taste
  Soured cream 1⁄4 Pint (150 Milliliter)
  Tarragon sprig 1 (For Garnish)
  Fried croutons 1 Cup (16 tbs), or baked (For Garnish)

Remove the outer membrane (skin) from the kidneys.
Halve each kidney and take out the white core and fat.
Peel and slice the onions and separate into rings.
Wipe the mushrooms.
Remove the stalks and chop them, but leave the mushroom caps whole.
Derind the bacon and chop the rashers.
Heat half the butter or margarine with the oil and bacon rinds in a frying pan.
Fry the kidneys and onions until tender.
Lift out of the pan and discard the bacon rinds.
Add the remaining butter or margarine to the pan and fry the chopped mushroom stalks, whole mushrooms and chopped bacon for 5 minutes.
Replace the kidneys and onion rings.
Add the stock, sherry, chopped tarragon and seasoning.
Simmer for about 5 minutes to heat all the ingredients and allow the liquid to reduce by about half.
Stir the soured cream into the mixture just before serving and heat gently for 2 to 3 minutes.
Spoon the kidney mixture into a heated serving dish.
Garnish with tarragon and serve with croutons and a green salad.

Recipe Summary

Side Dish

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 2967 Calories from Fat 1783

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 200 g307.7%

Saturated Fat 60.2 g301.1%

Trans Fat 0.5 g

Cholesterol 2095 mg698.3%

Sodium 2283 mg95.1%

Total Carbohydrates 162 g54.1%

Dietary Fiber 9.8 g39.3%

Sugars 18.4 g

Protein 138 g276.3%

Vitamin A 178.3% Vitamin C 117.1%

Calcium 39.8% Iron 145.9%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet

Kidneys In Tarragon Recipe