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Thursday, 2 January 2014

Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves

Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food


Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves
with Red Wine Jus

These little meat loaves with a red wine reduction have a wonderful rich taste, they can be served as a starter or a main course with vegetables of your choice.

You will need
Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food 
400 Gm - Chicken Livers (roughly chopped)
3 rashers – Unsmoked Streaky Bacon (chopped)
100 Gm - Fresh Breadcrumbs
1 - Egg (beaten)
1 - Onion (chopped)
2 cloves - Garlic (chopped)
2 table spoons - Fresh Parsley (chopped)
1 teaspoon - Dried Mixed Herbs
A little Olive Oil
400 Ml - Red Wine
Salt and freshly ground Black Pepper

Heat a little olive oil in a pan on a medium heat and gently fry the onions, garlic and bacon for 5 minutes.

Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food
Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food








Add the chicken livers, parsley and dried herbs, season with salt and black pepper fry for a further 5 minutes then add the red wine and simmer for about 10 minutes.

Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food
Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food








Strain through a sieve and put the liquid to one side, then put the contents of the sieve into a blender.
Don’t blend too much because you want to keep some texture in the mix.


Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food


Put the breadcrumbs, egg and liver mix into a bowl and blend well.

Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food


Heat your oven to 200°c then lightly oil 4 - 150 Gm cake tins and press the mixture into them.

Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food
Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food

Put them on a baking sheet and bake for 30 minutes then turn them out on a plate, you can carve them or serve them as individual loaves.



Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food


Put the liquid that you saved back in the pan and simmer until reduced by half, this will be a beautiful tasting red wine reduction.


Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food
Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food








You can serve as a starter or as a main course with vegetables and the red wine jus.

Chicken Liver and Bacon Loaves ~ Simple Food