How To Make Turkey Liver At Home

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Turkey liver can be cooked in many different ways. One way is to cook it until it becomes golden brown and then, serve it caramelized onions and bacon strips. It is a simple and easy-to-make recipe.

Turkey Liver

Turkey liver has a lot of health benefits. It is a good source of lean protein. It is also a good source of vitamins including vitamin A, vitamin B6, vitamin B12, and vitamin C. Other than that, it is also rich in minerals like iron, phosphorus, zinc, copper, manganese, and selenium.

To make turkey liver, heat oil in a pan and cook onions in it for 10 minutes. Cook them until they are caramelized. In another pan, cook bacon strips until they are crispy. Now, mix salt, pepper, flour, paprika, and nutmeg in a bowl. Coat the liver with this mixture. Melt butter in a pan and cook liver in it from both sides. Then, serve the liver with onions and bacon.

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Turkey Liver recipe

Turkey Liver Recipe

To make turkey liver, cook it until it becomes golden brown and then, serve it with caramelized onions and bacon strips. It is a simple and easy-to-make recipe.
5 from 1 vote
Prep Time 10 mins
Cook Time 35 mins
Total Time 45 mins
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 4
Calories 228 kcal


2 Pans
Large Skillet


  • 4 Turkey Livers (thinly sliced)
  • 12 strips Bacon
  • 1 Red Onion (thinly sliced)
  • 1 cup Flour
  • 6 tablespoons Unsalted Butter
  • ¼ teaspoon Ground Nutmeg
  • Kosher Salt and Ground Black Pepper (as per taste)
  • 1 teaspoon Paprika


  • In a large skillet, heat olive oil. Add the onions to it and season them with salt and pepper. Cook them for about 10 minutes until they become soft and caramelized. Leave them aside.
  • In a pan, add the bacon strips. Cook them from both sides for about 10 minutes until crispy. Transfer them to a plate.
  • In a bowl, add salt, pepper, nutmeg, paprika, and flour and mix. Coat the liver with this mixture.
  • Then, melt butter in another pan. Add the liver to this pan and cook the liver from both sides for about 2 minutes each.
  • Transfer the cooked liver to a plate. Serve it with the caramelized onions and bacon strips.



Calories: 228kcal | Carbohydrates: 1g | Protein: 16.6g | Fat: 17g | Saturated Fat: 5.8g | Cholesterol: 322mg | Sodium: 46.5mg | Potassium: 175.1mg
Keyword American, American cuisine, Turkey Liver
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