- 1 ½ lbs Chicken livers
- ¼ cup Schmaltzdivided
- 2 Onionlarge onions, sliced for a sweeter chopped liver, use up to 4 onions
- 5 Eggshard boiled eggs, peeled and diced divided
- Saltto taste
- Black pepperto taste
- 2 tbsp Parsleyminced fresh parsley for garnish optional
- ½ cup Gribenes
Traditional Jewish Chopped Chicken Liver
Traditional Jewish Chopped Chicken Liver has to be one of the most delicious recipes of all time! Whenever I make it, I’m transported to my childhood kitchen. A few things to mention if you are thinking of making this recipe. Schmaltz is rendered fat which is used in Jewish cuisine for frying. Gribenes are crisp pieces of chicken skin which are the byproduct of rendering the fat to produce schmaltz. If I have time, I like to prepare my own schmaltz and gribenes ahead of time, but if I’m under pressure for time, I buy these ingredients from my local kosher market.
Caramelized onions give Jewish chopped liver its trademark savory-sweetness. Make sure you follow the recipe steps to ensure you have deep caramelized onions. Don’t rush the caramelization process. Give it the time it deserves. After all, good things are worth waiting for, right?
To make Traditional Jewish Chopped Chicken Liver, you will need the following ingredients:
Steps to make Traditional Jewish Chopped Chicken Liver
Prepare the livers
Sauté ½ the livers
Place cooked liver in a bowl
Cook the remaining livers
Add the onion to the skillet
Caramelize the onions
Add onions to livers
Chop the liver
My husband is not a fan of the liver sadly, he said it was a bit too bitter for him but I liked it.
I don't know how I feel about this recipe, the eggs taste funny with the liver but the liver is good, so I think next time I just won't add any eggs, still 5 star worthy though.
Jewish food is my favorite for this reason, it's always unique and tasty!!
Now normally I absolutely HATE liver but this recipes way of making it really makes it taste good, I'll actually be making this again, thanks for changing my mind :)
Affordable and easy to make, will be making this wonderful liver recipe again next week.
Cooked this Jewish chicken liver and challah bread, loved both and will be sharing the recipe with a few of my Jewish friends.
Had this with some bread on the side and wine, was perfect for a light dinner.
My favorite traditional Jewish meal I've ever made, took little to no time at all and it's yummy.
This was super delicious, love it so much, very filling.
Well done! Verified!
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