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Calf's Liver Tyrolian Style

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  Salt To Taste
  Black pepper To Taste, freshly ground
  Calfs liver 1 1⁄2 Pound, pounded (1/2 Inch Thick, 6 Slices)
  Flour 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Or As Required)
  Lard 3 Tablespoon
  Onions 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs), finely chopped
  White vinegar 2 Tablespoon
  Chicken stock 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs) (Fresh Or Canned)
  Flour 1 Tablespoon
  Sour cream 1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
  Capers 1 Teaspoon, drained and finely chopped

1) Preheat oven to 200°F.

2) Season the liver slices with salt and pepper and coat them with flour, vigorously shaking off the excess.
3) In a heavy 12-inch skillet, over high heat, heat the lard until a light haze forms over it.
4) Cook liver slices in it for 2 or 3 minutes on each side, tossing them with tongs until the liver is slightly pink on the inside. Ensure not to overcook.
5) Transfer the liver to a platter and wrap it loosely using a foil.
6) Keep the liver warm in preheated oven.
7) From the skillet, pour off all the lard, saving a thin film.
8) Sauté onions in it for 2 or 3 minutes until they are slightly translucent and then mix in vinegar.
9) Increase the heat to high and boil the vinegar almost thoroughly.
10) Pour in chicken stock and then allow the mixture to come to a boil, scraping any brown bits that cling to the bottom and sides of the pan.
11) Bring down the heat to low and allow the stock to simmer for 2 or 3 minutes.
12) In the meantime, in a small mixing bowl, whisk 1 tablespoon of flour into the sour cream using a wire whisk.
13) Mix this with the mixture in the skillet.
14) Stir in capers and simmer the mixture on low heat for 1 minute longer.
15) Spoon the sauce over the liver.

16) Serve immediately.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: 
Main Dish
Preparation Time: 
10 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
25 Minutes

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Nutrition Rank

Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 302 Calories from Fat 152

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 16 g24%

Saturated Fat 5.2 g26.1%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 393.7 mg131.2%

Sodium 204.1 mg8.5%

Total Carbohydrates 13 g4.2%

Dietary Fiber 0.48 g1.9%

Sugars 1.6 g

Protein 26 g51.8%

Vitamin A 878.3% Vitamin C 2.1%

Calcium 3% Iron 42.8%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


Calf's Liver Tyrolian Style Recipe