Caramelized sweet onions enhance the flavor of thinly sliced, quickly sauteed liver. Add crisply fried bacon bits for variation.
INGREDIENTS (for 4 servings):
- 3 tablespoons butter
- 1 onion, diced
- 2 teaspoons white sugar
- 1 pound calves' livers
- 1/4 cup all-purpose flour
- 1 tablespoon butter
- salt and pepper to taste
In a medium skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Stir in onion and saute until softened. Stir in sugar and continue to cook until onion caramelizes.
Rinse liver and remove thin outer membrane. Slice liver into 1/4 to 1/2 inch thick slices.
Heat remaining butter in a medium skillet over medium heat
Dredge liver slices in flour and brown in melted butter for about 1 to 1 1/2 minutes per side. Remove from heat and season to taste with salt and pepper. Serve liver smothered with caramelized onions.