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Southern Fried Chicken Livers

These crispy fried chicken livers are seasoned with garlic powder and ready to serve in just 20 minutes for a popular old-time Southern treat!
Makes:4 servings


  • 1 pound chicken livers
  • 1 egg
  • ½ cup milk
  • 1 cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 tablespoon garlic powder
  • salt and pepper to taste
  • 1 quart vegetable oil for frying


Prep:15 mCook:15 mReady:30 m
  1. Place chicken livers in a colander; rinse with cold water and drain well. Blot dry with paper towels.
  2. Whisk egg and milk together in a shallow dish until blended.
  3. Place flour, garlic powder, salt, and pepper into a zip-top bag; shake to combine.
  4. Heat oil in a deep fryer or large saucepan to 375 degrees F (190 degrees C).
  5. Dip chicken livers in egg mixture to coat, then transfer, one at a time, into flour mixture, shaking the bag to coat completely.
  6. Gently place coated livers, a few at a time, into hot oil; cover with a splatter screen and cook until crisp and golden brown, 5 to 6 minutes.

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