Peppered gizzard is a lip-smacking, mouthwatering delicacy that makes an excellent snack. If you have never tried gizzards before, this will make a believer out of you!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time35 mins
Total Time40 mins
Wash gizzards and boil for 15 minutes with some salt and pepper.
Coarsely blend the bell pepper and habanero pepper.
Chop the onions and scallions.
When the gizzards are done, drain in a colander.
Add frying oil to a large pan.
When the oil gets hot, gently add the gizzards and let fry till crispy.
Take out when done.
In a smaller pan, add ½ cup from the same frying oil and add chopped onions.
When wilted, add the blended peppers, bouillon powder, thyme, and black pepper.
Taste for salt and add some more if needed.
Add in the gizzards and stir till well mixed in.
Let simmer on low heat for 10 minutes.
Add chopped scallions and serve!
This recipe serves 8 (about 3oz) and contains 1 net carb per serving.
- To cut down on the heat, use ½ or ¼ habanero pepper instead of one whole.
- To increase the heat, add a teaspoon of cayenne pepper.
- To freeze, boil and fry a large batch and freeze in portions. Prepare and mix with sauce when ready to eat.
Calories: 211kcal | Carbohydrates: 2g | Protein: 15g | Fat: 15g | Saturated Fat: 2g | Cholesterol: 1mg | Sodium: 66mg | Potassium: 31mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 1g | Vitamin A: 478IU | Vitamin C: 21mg | Iron: 1mg