Chicken Liver Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing and Croutons Recipe

Chicken Liver Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing and Croutons Recipe

How To Make Chicken Liver Salad with Hot Bacon Dressing and Croutons

Meaty chicken livers, bitter frisée, and spicy bacon are tossed together in a rich spiced dressing to yield a flavorful chicken liver salad meal!

Preparation: 15 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Total: 35 minutes



  • lbscountry style bread,(1 loaf)
  • 7tbspolive oil
  • 2large frisee heads
  • 1red onion
  • ¾tspsalt
  • fresh ground black pepper
  • ½lbbacon
  • 1lbchicken livers
  • 1tspground allspice
  • tbspwine vinegar


  1. Heat the oven to 350 degrees F. Toss the bread cubes with 2 tablespoons of the oil and put on a large baking sheet.

  2. Bake for about 15 minutes, stirring once or twice, until the bread cubes are crisp and golden brown. Let the croutons cool.

  3. In a large bowl, combine the frisée, onion, ½ teaspoon of the salt, and ¼ teaspoon of pepper

  4. In a large nonstick frying pan, cook the bacon until crisp. Remove the bacon and pour the fat into a measuring cup.

  5. Add enough of the oil to make ½ cup and reserve. Wipe out the pan.

  6. Heat 1½ tablespoons of the oil in the pan over moderately high heat. Season the chicken livers with the allspice, the remaining ¼ teaspoon of salt, and ⅛ teaspoon of pepper.

  7. Put the livers in the pan, in two batches if necessary, and cook 2 minutes. Turn and cook for about 2 minutes longer, until browned. The livers should still be pink inside.

  8. Remove the livers from the pan and put in a warm spot. Wipe out the pan.

  9. Add the reserved ½ cup fat and the bacon to the pan. Heat over moderately high heat until the bacon is sizzling.

  10. Pour the hot bacon and fat over the salad and toss. Toss in the vinegar and then the croutons.

  11. Put the salad on plates and top with the livers. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 1062.60kcal
  • Fat: 57.35g
  • Saturated Fat: 13.97g
  • Trans Fat: 0.19g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 29.59g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 10.26g
  • Carbohydrates: 90.27g
  • Fiber: 9.28g
  • Sugar: 12.22g
  • Protein: 45.73g
  • Cholesterol: 428.64mg
  • Sodium: 1340.23mg
  • Calcium: 292.93mg
  • Potassium: 905.39mg
  • Iron: 17.12mg
  • Vitamin A: 3851.58µg
  • Vitamin C: 32.20mg
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