Chicken Livers With Mustard Seed

Total Time
Prep 15 mins
Cook 15 mins

This recipe was sent to me by my daughter Peggy, She said that this is very good. The recipe comes from Gourmet Magazine 10/80.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Pat dry the chicken livers, trim and separate into lobes.
  2. Dredge in flour seasoned with salt and pepper, shake off excess flour.
  3. In a large skillet heat the butter and oil, over moderately high heat, until fat is hot.
  4. Add chicken livers, sauté for 2 to 3 minutes or until they are browned on the outside but still pink within.
  5. Transfer the livers with slotted spoon to a bowl.
  6. Add to skillet the minced shallots and mustard seed and sauté the mixture for 1 minute or until mustard seed begins to pop.
  7. Add the white wine and reduce it, stirring, to about 1/3 cup.
  8. Stir in the chicken broth.
  9. Reduce the liquid, stirring, until it is thickened.
  10. Add the livers and the minced parsley leaves.
  11. Toss the livers to coat with the sauce, and heat mixture over low heat, shaking the skillet, until the livers are just heated through.
  12. Transfer to heated serving dish.
  13. Serve with rice.
Most Helpful

Cooked this for my husband, I don't like liver. He really enjoyed it and liked the little crunch of the mustard seeds. I used a bit more wine to get more sauce. I served it with rice like you suggested.

Pets'R'us January 27, 2003

I love chicken liver and this recipe really did it justice, I could eat this every day! Thanks for posting it!

kitina May 08, 2003