Easy peri-peri chicken livers

Peri-peri chicken livers

Spicy peri-peri chicken livers is the ultimate quick and easy meal or snack. Chicken livers are cheap and super nutritious. And they taste damn good.
Course Dinner, Lunch
Cuisine South African
Keyword chicken liver recipes, Chicken livers, fried chicken livers
Prep Time 5 minutes
Cook Time 15 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 4
Calories 220kcal
Author Alida Ryder


  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • 500 g (1lb) chicken livers cleaned and trimmed
  • 3 garlic cloves crushed
  • 3-4 tablespoons peri-peri sauce
  • juice of 1 lemon
  • ½ cup cream
  • salt & pepper to taste
  • chopped parsley to serve
  • crusty bread to serve


  • In a very hot skillet/frying pan, melt the butter and fry the chicken livers until golden brown on both sides.
  • Add the garlic and peri-peri sauce and allow to fry for another minute until fragrant then add the lemon juice and cream.
  • Season with salt and pepper and allow to simmer for 5-7 minutes.
  • Serve with crusty bread.


Calories: 220kcal | Carbohydrates: 3g | Protein: 22g | Fat: 13g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Cholesterol: 448mg | Sodium: 353mg | Potassium: 325mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 14015IU | Vitamin C: 30mg | Calcium: 24mg | Iron: 11mg