Chicken Livers Peri Peri


1 pound chicken livers, trimmed and cut into bite-size pieces

3 tablespoons olive oil
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
1 tablespoon fresh lemon juice
2 cloves garlic, crushed
1 teaspoon ground cumin
1 teaspoon ground coriander
2 teaspoons crushed red pepper flakes
2 bay leaves
1 pinch salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste

1 tablespoon olive oil
1 tablespoon butter
1 medium onion, chopped
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1/2 cup chicken stock
1 tablespoon brandy


Place chicken livers in a large bowl, and pour in 3 tablespoons olive oil, vinegar, and lemon juice; season with garlic, cumin, coriander, chili flakes, bay leaves, salt, and pepper. Stir together, and refrigerate for 1 to 2 hours.

Remove livers to a bowl, and reserve marinade.

Heat 1 tablespoon olive oil and butter in a large skillet over medium heat. Stir in onion, and cook until tender, about 7 minutes. Increase heat to medium-high, and stir in chicken livers; cook for 2 minutes, being careful not to overcook the livers. Stir in the tomato paste, Worcestershire sauce, chicken stock, and the reserved marinade. Simmer gently for 5 minutes. Pour in brandy, and heat through.