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Tuesday, April 17, 2012

Stewed Gizzards Nigerian Gizdo Recipe

Stewed Gizzards Recipe

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Chicken gizzards and fried plantains African recipe.

Classic way to prepare gizzards in Africa.


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Nutrition Facts
Calories 620
Fat 25g
Saturated Fat 3.5g
Sodium 1630g
Protein 41g

Nigerian Gizdo Recipe


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Dodo gizzards or Gizdo is a popular Nigerian stew made with a delicious combination of gizzards and fried plantains. 

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Ingredients
1 pound chopped chicken gizzards
2 yellow plantains, diced
1 white onion, chopped
1 bunch green spring onions, chopped
2 large red tomatoes, diced
1 green bell pepper, seeds removed and chopped
1 red bell pepper, seeds removed and chopped
1 hot pepper, chopped
1 teaspoon garlic salt
1 teaspoon salt or to taste
2 cups chicken broth or water
1 tablespoon olive oil

Directions

In a large stewing pot add oil and sear plantains, add remaining ingredients and simmer 45 minutes. Serve over rice.



What are gizzards?
A gizzard is a stomach like organ that birds use to grind their food before they digest it. Gizzards are a good source of protein, high in iron and zinc but are high in fat and cholesterol.

Dodo gizzards or Gizdo is a popular Nigerian stew


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