Fried liver and onions

Based on 9 ratings
Christian

Christian

Test Kitchen Manager and Chef

“A dish straight out of my childhood. You can also fry slices of apple with the liver if you wish. To make the liver more tender, I’d suggest soaking it in the milk before frying.”

Difficulty

Easy 👌
80
min.
Preparation
0
min.
Baking
120
min.
Resting

Ingredients

Servings:-4+
1 kg pork liver
onions
700 ml whole milk
750 g potatoes
50 g unsalted butter
2 tbsp salt
¼ tsp ground nutmeg
130 g flour
salt
pepper
vegetable oil (for frying)
Metric
Imperial

Utensils

  • 2 bowls
  • sieve
  • knife
  • cutting board
  • pot
  • bowl (large)
  • saucepan
  • potato masher
  • 2 frying pans
  • spatula
  • tongs
  • paper towels

Nutrition per serving

Cal
804
Protein
67 g
Fat
26 g
Carb
70 g
  • Step 1/4

    Soak liver in milk for approx. 2 hours. After 2 hours, transfer to a sieve and drain. Cut liver into 1 cm/0.5 in. thick slices. Slice onions into thin rings. Peel and dice potatoes.
    • 1 kg pork liver
    • 500 ml whole milk
    • onions
    • 750 g potatoes
    • bowl
    • sieve
    • knife
    • cutting board

    Soak liver in milk for approx. 2 hours. After 2 hours, transfer to a sieve and drain. Cut liver into 1 cm/0.5 in. thick slices. Slice onions into thin rings. Peel and dice potatoes.

  • Step 2/4

    To make the mashed potatoes, boil potatoes in a pot with salted water until tender. Drain water and mash potatoes in a large bowl. Heat milk and butter in a saucepan with salt and nutmeg. Add the milk and butter mixture to the potatoes and stir well until thick and creamy.
    • 200 ml whole milk
    • 50 g unsalted butter
    • 2 tbsp salt
    • ¼ tsp ground nutmeg
    • pot
    • bowl (large)
    • saucepan
    • potato masher

    To make the mashed potatoes, boil potatoes in a pot with salted water until tender. Drain water and mash potatoes in a large bowl. Heat milk and butter in a saucepan with salt and nutmeg. Add the milk and butter mixture to the potatoes and stir well until thick and creamy.

  • Step 3/4

    Add flour to a deep plate or bowl. Dredge the liver slices in flour. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, transfer coated liver to the pan and sear until browned. Flip and continue to cook until brown on both sides. Remove from pan and season with salt and pepper on both sides.
    • 100 g flour
    • salt
    • pepper
    • vegetable oil (for frying)
    • bowl
    • frying pan
    • spatula

    Add flour to a deep plate or bowl. Dredge the liver slices in flour. Heat oil in a frying pan over medium-high heat, transfer coated liver to the pan and sear until browned. Flip and continue to cook until brown on both sides. Remove from pan and season with salt and pepper on both sides.

  • Step 4/4

    Dredge the onion rings in flour. Heat vegetable oil in another pan set over medium heat. Add onions and fry until crispy. Place onions on a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Serve fried liver with fried onion rings and mashed potatoes. Enjoy!
    • 30 g flour
    • frying pan
    • tongs
    • paper towels

    Dredge the onion rings in flour. Heat vegetable oil in another pan set over medium heat. Add onions and fry until crispy. Place onions on a paper towel-lined plate to drain. Serve fried liver with fried onion rings and mashed potatoes. Enjoy!