Savory Chicken Livers with Sweet Peppers and Onions

Savory Chicken Livers with Sweet Peppers and Onions


"In this traditional Palestinian recipe, chicken livers are sauteed in olive oil with bell peppers, onions and garlic and seasoned with allspice, sumac, and soy. A sprinkle of lemon juice can be substituted for the sumac, a Middle Eastern seasoning with a tart, lemony taste."


45 m servings 187 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 187 kcal
  • 9%
  • Fat:
  • 8.4 g
  • 13%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.5g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 19 g
  • 38%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 410 mg
  • 137%
  • Sodium:
  • 134 mg
  • 5%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the green and red peppers, onion, and garlic. Cook and stir for 5 minutes until peppers and onions begin to soften.
  2. Add the liver to the pan, along with the sumac, allspice, and soy sauce. Cook and stir until the liver is cooked through, about 10 minutes.
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  1. 11 Ratings


I had to switch it up as I was thin on ingredients. I used 1/3 yellow, 1/3 orange and 1/3 red sweet peppers and I didn't have sumac. I used small pearl onions and added a splash more seasoning...

I also added fresh mushrooms to the mix, it would have been easier to cook the livers separately and then add them. Overall this recipe had good flavor and is a healthier option than the tradit...

My husband said this was very good. I sprinkled lime juice instead of lemon juice in place of the sumac because he likes the taste of limes better than lemons, especially when cooked. I don't l...

Delicious! I've also tried it with hot green chili peppers and it worked a treat. Highly recommended!

Thanks for a quick, tasty recipe for chicken livers. *****Update, the leftovers make excellent chopped liver!

I really wanted to love this recipe because we adore chicken liver. I tried it because I was looking for something that wasn't fried or a pate. With that being said, even after reading the rev...

I liked the addition of peppers in this recipe. The flavor was lovely. I used frozen pepper mix (green, red and yellow strips) and lemon juice instead of sumac. I added an extra tsp. of soy sauc...

The overall flavor of the veggies and seasoning was tasty after I added another tablespoon of soy sauce and a 1/2 teaspoon of sesame oil, but neither my husband nor I liked chicken livers in thi...