Portuguese Liver with Onions Recipe

Portuguese Liver with Onions Recipe


Preparation time:
10 min
Cooking Time:
30 min
Ready In:
40 min
Level of Difficulty:


18 ounces of calf liver2 teaspoons of paprika2 tablespoons of vinegar3 large onions5 cloves of garlic, crushedVegetable oil (to taste)Ground pepper (to taste)Salt and pepper (to taste)


  1. Slice the liver into thin steaks and place them in a bowl together with the crushed garlic, vinegar, ground pepper, salt and pepper and just enough water to cover the liver.
  2. Allow this to marinate for two hours.
  3. Slice the onions and saute in vegetable oil until golden and tender.
  4. Add the paprika, stir and allow it to simmer for five minutes.
  5. Remove the onions from the pan and keep it warm.
  6. Fry the liver and when its cooked, add the marinade and simmer gently until a sauce is formed.
  7. Serve with the onions and either boiled or fried potatoes.
Recipe & Photo Credit: easyportugueserecipes.com