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Stewed Gizzards Nigerian Gizdo Recipe

Stewed Gizzards Nigerian Gizdo Recipe
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.

Classic way to prepare gizzards in Africa.

Stewed Gizzards Nigerian Gizdo Recipe 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.


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