You may not be aware of the versatility of chicken gizzards, as well as their delicious taste. It is not a usual ingredient in many kitchens, but this time, we will prepare a recipe for stewed chicken gizzards that will make you consider them in the future, if you do not use them yet.
In this way, the next time you go to the butcher and see that they dispose of them, you will ask that they keep them for you to take them with you. Discover how to make chicken gizzards stewed in a delicious vegetable sauce, perfect for a meal with rice, potatoes or other garnishes. Go for it!
Ingredients to make stewed chicken gizzards:
- 500 grams of clean chicken gizzards
- 1 leek
- 1 glass of chicken broth
- 1 carrot
- 1 ripe tomato
- 1 unit of orange juice
- 1 piece of red pepper
- 2 pinches of ginger
- 1 pinch of ground black pepper
- 2 tablespoons soy
- 1 dash of sunflower oil
- 2 bay leaves
How to make stewed chicken gizzards:
Step NO 1
Prepare the vegetables , wash them and cut them into not too small pieces, it will be much better if you cut them into strips. Remove the seeds from the tomato and cut it, if the skin is thin you will not have to peel it. Squeeze an orange and prepare the chicken broth with a concentrated bouillon cube mixed with water. If you want to prepare a homemade chicken broth , just follow the steps that we indicate in the link.
Step NO 2
Clean the gizzards if necessary, in our case we already have them clean. Put oil in a saucepan or deep frying pan and sauté the gizzards for 4 minutes just to seal them. Then take them out and reserve.
Step NO 3
In the same skillet as the gizzards, sauté the carrot and pepper for 3 minutes and, when they are not yet done, add the leek and tomato, as they brown faster. Leave for 3 more minutes.
Step NO 4
Once you have everything sautéed, add the broth and orange juice , stir and let it start to boil for 1 minute until the flavors are integrated. Try to stir without the vegetables falling apart.
Step NO 5
Add the soybeans, ginger, and pepper . Stir and wait until it boils again, you will begin to notice the delicious aromas of your chicken gizzard stew.
Step NO 6
Integrate the chicken gizzards with the stew . Add some bay leaves, cover and simmer for about 30 minutes.
Step NO 7
Serve the stewed chicken gizzards with bread to dip in the sauce. You can also accompany it with a salad of radishes and avocado . Enjoy!
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Stewed chicken gizzards – History and other recipes
Gizzards are cooked in multiple ways, there are lamb, pork, beef and chicken . In the past, they were cooked to make the most of each part of the animal, but today they are more appreciated and are part of the menus of many restaurants around the world.
Sweetbread stews began to be prepared in Spain and spread to Latin America, especially Venezuela. Also, today there are many ways to prepare sweetbreads , so we leave you some of our favorites so you can make the most of them:
- Fried chicken gizzards
- Livers and chicken gizzards in sauce
- Chicken gizzards in spicy sauce