How to Cook Beef Liver (Your Kids Will Love!)
Learn How to Cook Beef Liver that Your Kids Will Love! And serve these tasty little “nuggets” with probiotic-rich fermented ketchup for the perfect nutrient-rich meal!
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Liver That Actually Tastes Delicious!
Encouraging children to eat liver, especially beef liver, can sometimes be very challenging. But with this tasty recipe, you’ll turn bite-sized pieces of liver into crunchy morsels that your kids will eat right up—one after the other!
Buttermilk to the Rescue
Yes, frying the beef liver helps tremendously, but sometimes even a good batter dip can’t hide the strong flavor of this organ meat. That’s where the buttermilk comes in.
With a good soak, the liver’s flavor will soften and be almost undetectable once batter dipped and fried. This is great news if you have kids who have turned their nose up to liver in the past. But that’s all about to change when you bring this liver to the table!
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Fried Beef Liver Nuggets
- 1 pound Beef liver, partially frozen
- Beef tallow Enough to fill pot one inch
- 1 cup Buttermilk
- 1 cup All-purpose flour
- 1 teaspoon Sea salt
- Cut beef liver with a serrated knife into 2-inch pieces.
- Place liver pieces into the buttermilk, and soak for 1 hour.
- After 1 hour, remove liver pieces from the buttermilk and roll in flour.
- Dip dusted liver back into the buttermilk and then roll in flour again.
- Place liver pieces on a baking sheet or a baking sheet lined with a cooling rack.
- Place enough tallow in a heavy bottom pot, so that when the tallow melts, it measures at least 1 inch from the bottom.
- Melt tallow to 350°F.
- Place four pieces of liver in the heated fat and fry until golden brown, approximately 3-4 minutes.
- Remove fried livers from pot and place to drain on a paper towel or cooling rack placed over a baking sheet. Sprinkle fried livers with salt.
- Repeat the process until all livers pieces have been fried.
- Serve immediately with your favorite condiment, like Fermented Ketchup.
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