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Sauteed Chicken Livers with Bacon and Mushroom

Delicious and nutritious, a perfect combination of nutrient dense chicken livers with delicious bacon and mushrooms in a creamy sauce.
  Chicken livers 2 Pound (organic)
  Canadian bacon 1 Pound
  Fresh lime juice 6 Tablespoon
  Onion 2
  Garlic 2 Clove (10 gm)
  Sage 1 Teaspoon
  Coriander powder 1 Teaspoon
  Cumin powder 1⁄2 Teaspoon
  Brandy/Sherry 3 Tablespoon (optional)
  Beech mushroom 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Miitake mushrooms 1 Cup (16 tbs)
  Heavy cream/Almond butter 1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (optional)
  Regular salt 1 Tablespoon (optional)
  Lettuce leaves 4

1. Marinate chicken liver in lemon juice for 4 hrs.
2. Cut up bacon into smaller pieces.
3. Chop garlic, onion and both the mushrooms.

4. Fry bacons in a large skillet.
5. Remove bacon once it is just starting to crisp.
6. Add the chicken livers to skillet and sauté until nicely brown on each side. Do in small batches to avoid too much liquid in the pan.
7. Remove the livers and add the onions, garlic and mushrooms to the pan sauté for 5 minutes soft and browned.
8. Season with sage, coriander powder and cumin powder.
9. Pour in brandy to deglaze the pan.
10. Add back the bacon and livers and mix well.
11. Pour in heavy cream to thicken up the sauce and mix well.
12. Turn off the heat and let the flavors blend for a couple of minutes and serve.

13. Place Sauteed chicken livers over the lettuce leaves and serve.

Marinate chicken liver overnight or a few hours should be sufficient if you need a quick meal. For a different flavor you can also marinate in milk if you include dairy in your diet. Marinating cuts the strong flavor of the liver.
Instead of using cream if you want to stay paleo or primal you can add a little water or stock and then mix in 1-2 tablespoon of almond butter to thicken the liquid into a sauce.

Recipe Summary

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Preparation Time: 
15 Minutes
Cook Time: 
15 Minutes
Ready In: 
30 Minutes

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Nutrition Facts

Serving size

Calories 551 Calories from Fat 203

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 23 g34.9%

Saturated Fat 9.1 g45.7%

Trans Fat 0.1 g

Cholesterol 858.6 mg286.2%

Sodium 2781.9 mg115.9%

Total Carbohydrates 18 g5.9%

Dietary Fiber 3.8 g15.3%

Sugars 6.9 g

Protein 61 g122.1%

Vitamin A 522.8% Vitamin C 102.3%

Calcium 7.5% Iron 124.4%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


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