Stewed liver in sour cream with onion

Giblets, meat by-products, have been prepared in Russia since olden times. On the one hand, it is a way to utilize all parts of the carcass meat. On the other hand, the recipes with giblets add variety to the Russian table. For example, the liver is perfectly complimented with sour cream, which turns into a good cream sauce.


  • Chicken liver - 800 g
  • onion - 2 bulbs
  • carrot - 2 pcs.
  • garlic - 1-2 cloves
  • sour cream - 200 g
  • salt – to taste
  • ground pepper – to taste
  • vegetable oil – for frying

Preparation method (receipt)

Wash the liver, remove the fat and the films, and cut in half. Wash and peel onions and carrots. Cut carrots into strips, slice onions into semi-circles and crush garlic. Fry onion, garlic and carrots in vegetable oil for 10 minutes. Fry the liver until medium-done (about 10-15 minutes). Add onion, garlic and carrots to the liver, pour the sour cream over, salt and pepper. Stew under the lid for another 15 minutes. Serve with mashed potatoes or buckwheat porridge.

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