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Simmered and Deep-Fried Chicken Livers

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Category: Poultry

 Ingredients List

  • 1 lb Chicken livers
  • 2 c Water
  • 1/2 c Soy sauce
  • 1 tb Brown sugar
  • 1/2 ts Cinnamon
  • 2 tb Almond meats
  • 2 Whole scallions
  • Oil for deep-frying
  • Flour


1. Place chicken livers in a saucepan, along with water, soy sauce, sugar
and cinnamon. Bring to a boil; then simmer, covered, 15 minutes. Drain,
discarding liquid, and let cool.

2. Meanwhile mince almond meats and scallions.

3. Heat oil. Dredge livers with flour; then add, half a cup at a time, and
deep-fry until golden. Drain on paper toweling.

4. Serve hot, sprinkled with minced almonds and scallions. VARIATIONS:

1. For the sugar and cimnamon, substitute 1/2 teaspoon salt and 2 or 3
cloves star anise.

2. In step 3, omit the flour. Cut each chicken liver in 5 pieces and wrap
each, along with a whole water chestnut, in half a strip of bacon. Deep-fry
until bacon is crisp. (Omit almond and scallion garnish.)

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