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This fried liver recipe, aka Leber, is one of those quick, easy dinner recipes that you'll love. Among liver recipes, this one's a winner.
Serve this on a bed of rice along with a salad, and dinner's done within 30 minutes.
If you're making this as a meal, put the rice to cook first and then start with the liver. Prepare the liver first by removing any membrane or veins.
Wash and pat drain with paper towels.Then cut into very thin strips.
In German, this is called "geschnetzeltes". This is similar to cutting meat for stir-frying.
Then, finish the liver, make a quick salad, and you'll find your rice is ready. Dinner's served!
uses the liver cut into very thin strips. This way it can be cooked
very quickly. To make the cutting a little easier, you can put the liver
into the freezer for about ½ hour.
Oma's Fried Liver Recipe
1 lb calves liver
1 large onion, diced
2 Tbsp butter
2 tsp flour
1 cup white wine
6 Tbsp cream
salt, pepper, marjoram
Prepare liver by cutting into thin strips.
In large frying pan, over high heat, melt butter.
Add onion and liver and fry, stirring, until liver is not longer "bloody".
Sprinkle with flour and, white stirring, add wine.
Cook for about 2 minutes.
Season with salt, pepper, and marjoram.
Liver Recipe Tips
It's very important not to over-cook the liver. If you do, you'll think you're eating leather! So, just as soon as the 'red' is gone, it's done.
The combination of wine and cream in the sauce is a very German tradition. Since the sauce cooks after the wine is added, the alcohol is cooked off. That way, it's fine for the kids as well.
Buying "geschnetzeltes" meat (beef, pork, chicken, liver) is so common in Germany these days. Often, it is already marinated and is available prepackaged or fresh from the butcher. A truly home-made fast food.
Ready to try another liver recipe ...
Take a look at a favorite of mine ... liver with onions ... and bacon .... and gravy. So, so good!
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