Skip to main content New<> this month
Get the Allrecipes magazine

Chicken Livers with Bacon

Rated as 4.38 out of 5 Stars

"Chicken liver make a nice appetizer or just something quick to eat for lunch. Hope this helps, enjoy!"
Added to shopping list. Go to shopping list.


40 m servings 752
Original recipe yields 2 servings


{{model.addEditText}} Print
  1. Rinse livers, pat dry and place in a resealable plastic bag. In a small bowl mix the flour, garlic powder, salt and pepper and add mixture to chicken livers. Seal bag and shake bag to coat. Set aside.
  2. Place bacon in a large, deep skillet. Cook over medium high heat until evenly brown. Remove bacon, leaving bacon fat in skillet, and set aside.
  3. Cook coated chicken livers in bacon fat covered over medium high heat until almost done, about 17 to 20 minutes. Add bacon strips and cook together until chicken is cooked through and juices run clear.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 752 calories; 36.8 49.1 51.6 821 629 Full nutrition

Explore more


Read all reviews 16
  1. 24 Ratings

    Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars
    Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars
    Rated as 3 out of 5 Stars
    Rated as 2 out of 5 Stars
    Rated as 1 out of 5 Stars
Most helpful positive review

I prefer my Chicken Livers cooked to "medium" instead of well-done. I reduced the cooking time to 11 minutes. YUMMY!!!

Most helpful critical review

Only average - definitely not the height of gourmet fare. I love chicken livers, but there are far better recipes.

Most helpful
Most positive
Least positive

I prefer my Chicken Livers cooked to "medium" instead of well-done. I reduced the cooking time to 11 minutes. YUMMY!!!

Absolutely YUMMY! Thank you for sharing!

Ive used a duplicate-type of recipe so have marianted in Shoyu or soy sauce and a bit of water, with fresh, chopped water (after rinsing livers) Add sliced onions .... If anything remaining, a...

This was pretty good. Maybe I used too lean a bacon or something, but the livers pretty well soaked up all the oil in no time flat, forcing me to turn down the heat and cover for the last 10 mi...

I love this recipe! It is so good I am having a hard time waiting for my boyfriend to get home so we can eat them together! Thank you!

This was fabulous. I excluded the bacon as I was looking for something more on the healthy side (and didn't think turkey bacon would cut it). Instead, cooked sliced garlic and pearl onions in ...

This is just how Grandma used to make them....unfortunately I ate a piece with bile and it was bitter...I thought they were bad so before I ate another bite I threw them out...then found out wha...

that's how you cook them, only add onion to skillet. and serve with some brussel sprouts...mmmmm good.

Terrific recipe! I sauteed chopped fresh onions along with the bacon.