Blood Orange Maple Chicken Livers

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 35 minutes
Total Time 45 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 4 medium blood oranges juiced
  • 3 teaspoons pure maple syrup
  • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1 1/2 cups low sodium beef broth
  • 2 shallots chopped
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 2 tablespoons olive oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon dried thyme
  • sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 3 pounds chicken livers (or use chicken thighs)
  • 1 tablespoon ghee


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees.
  • In a large bowl, whisk together all ingredients except pot roast and ghee.
  • In a large skillet, heat ghee over high heat. Once melted, quickly sear all sides of the chicken livers, for about 20 to 30 seconds per side or until you get a nice fast golden brown crust on all sides.
  • Place livers in a greased baking dish and pour orange mixture over the top. Cook for 25-30 minutes, or until the chicken livers are cooked through. Serve with cooking juices.


SERVING SUGGESTIONS: Serve with steamed carrots and peas.
NUTRITION: 481 Calories; 19g Fat; 47g Protein; 31g Carbohydrate; 2g Dietary Fiber; 1005mg Cholesterol; 201mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 6 1/2 Lean Meat; 1 1/2 Vegetable; 1/2 Fruit; 2 Fat; 0 Other Carbohydrates.
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