Chicken Gizzard And Heart Recipe


Chicken gizzards and hearts are a delicious and often overlooked part of the chicken that can be transformed into a flavorful dish. This recipe combines the tender texture of the hearts with the slightly chewy gizzards, creating a hearty and satisfying meal.

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 lb chicken gizzards
  • 1 lb chicken hearts
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 bell pepper, diced
  • 1 can diced tomatoes
  • 1 tsp paprika
  • 1 tsp cumin
  • 1/2 tsp chili powder
  • Salt and pepper to taste
  • 2 tbsp olive oil
  • Fresh parsley for garnish

Instructions: How to Cook Chicken Gizzard And Heart

  1. Start by cleaning the chicken gizzards and hearts under cold water. Remove any excess fat or membranes.
  2. Heat olive oil in a large skillet over medium heat. Add the diced onion and cook until translucent.
  3. Add the minced garlic and bell pepper to the skillet and sauté for a few minutes until fragrant.
  4. Next, add the chicken gizzards and hearts to the skillet. Cook for about 10 minutes, stirring occasionally, until they start to brown.
  5. Stir in the diced tomatoes, paprika, cumin, chili powder, salt, and pepper. Cover the skillet and let the mixture simmer for 30-35 minutes, or until the gizzards and hearts are tender.
  6. Adjust seasoning to taste and serve the chicken gizzards and hearts hot, garnished with fresh parsley.
Enjoy this flavorful and nutritious chicken gizzard and heart dish with rice or crusty bread for a complete meal!
Chicken Gizzard And Heart Recipe