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    Calves' Liver in Fresh Orange Juice

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    30 mins

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    15 mins

    Derf's Note:

    Orange and allspice makes this liver succulent and full of taste. Serve with garlic mashed potatoes and green peas.

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    1. 1
      Working over a large plate or bowl to catch the juice, remove the peel and pith from 2 of the oranges with a sharp knife, cutting down to the pulp in one operation.
    2. 2
      Cut out each section from between the membrane and set aside.
    3. 3
      Reserve the juice and add it to the juice of the third orange.
    4. 4
      Strain and set aside Heat a large cast iron frying pan,dry, over a medium low heat for a few moments Add 3 oz butter and as soon as it starts to foam add the slices of liver, reduce the heat to minimum and cook very gently for no more than 2 minutes on each side, do not overcook, it must remain soft with no outer crust, and pink inside.
    5. 5
      Liver continues cooking by its own heat when removed from the pan.
    6. 6
      Arrange on a heated serving dish and keep hot covered with a plate.
    7. 7
      Increase the heat to medium, deglaze the pan with the orange juice, incorporating the meat residue by scraping it up with a fork, season with salt and allspice, allow to bubble, then add the orange sections.
    8. 8
      Tip the pan back and forth allowing the hot juice to flow over the fruit, do this quickly.
    9. 9
      Remove the sections with a fork and place them around the meat.
    10. 10
      Remove the pan from the heat, whisk in the remaining 1 oz of butter, cut into small pieces and pour over the liver.
    11. 11
      Serve right away with small new potatoes, parselied and buttered or with garlic mashed potatoes and green peas.

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    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on July 31, 2003


      I made this last night for my husband and he loved it!! I did taste the sauce and the combination of the allspice with the orange is wonderful. Followed the recipe exactly and according to my husband the liver was succulent and I was told to make it again!!

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    • on November 13, 2001

      We had not had this for a while but we did last night and I just want to tell you, Try it, You'll like it!!!! The Orange and Allspice with the liver make a great taste combination.

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    Nutritional Facts for Calves' Liver in Fresh Orange Juice

    Serving Size: 1 (110 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 6

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 178.7
    Calories from Fat 138
    Total Fat 15.4 g
    Saturated Fat 9.7 g
    Cholesterol 40.6 mg
    Sodium 108.8 mg
    Total Carbohydrate 10.8 g
    Dietary Fiber 2.2 g
    Sugars 8.6 g
    Protein 1.0 g

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