Spicy Chicken Gizzard Recipe


Spicy Chicken Gizzard Recipe

Prep Time: 15 minutes Cook Time: 45 minutes


  • 1 pound chicken gizzards
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 onion, finely chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 teaspoon paprika
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 teaspoon ground cumin
  • 1 teaspoon ground coriander
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • 2 green onions, chopped (for garnish)


  1. Wash the chicken gizzards thoroughly and remove any excess fat or membranes.
  2. In a large skillet, heat the vegetable oil over medium heat.
  3. Add the chopped onion, minced garlic, and grated ginger to the skillet. Sauté until the onion becomes translucent.
  4. Add the chicken gizzards to the skillet and cook until they are browned on all sides.
  5. In a small bowl, mix together the paprika, cayenne pepper, ground cumin, ground coriander, salt, and black pepper.
  6. Sprinkle the spice mixture over the chicken gizzards and stir well to coat them evenly.
  7. Pour in the water, soy sauce, vinegar, and honey. Stir to combine all the ingredients.
  8. Reduce the heat to low, cover the skillet, and let the gizzards simmer for about 30 minutes or until they become tender.
  9. In a separate small bowl, mix the cornstarch with a little water to make a slurry.