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Chicken Livers

Chicken Livers


  • 300g chicken livers trimmed of sinew
  • 1 French shallot sliced
  • 1 garlic clove sliced, plus one clove halved
  • 50ml sherry
  • 1tsp grainy mustard
  • 200ml veal jus
  • 2 tbsp flat parsley roughly chopped
  • Crusty bread
  • Small handful of rocket

Cut bread into slices, drizzle with olive oil & either bake or chargrill.

Heat a frying pan, add a little oil. Add livers & seal, add shallots and sliced garlic, cook 2 min.

Deglaze with sherryand add mustard. When sherry has evaporated add veal jus.

Finish with chopped Parsley.

Rub the cooked bread with the remaining clove of garlic.

Serve livers over the bread with rocket.

Prepared by
Ivonne Nathan
Culinary Skills Teacher
Trade Skills and Vocational Learning
Canberra Institute of Technology
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Grilled Lamb Cutlets on a Fresh Rocket & Grilled Peach Salad

Recipe by Katherine Brown of Debacle


  • 200g plain yoghurt
  • 1 tsp ground cumin
  • 1 tsp ground coriander
  • 2 garlic cloves, crushed
  • 1 lemon, rind finely grated, juiced
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh mint
  • 1/4 cup chopped fresh coriander
  • Salt & ground black pepper, to taste

Rocket Salad

  • 12 lamb cutlets, trimmed
  • 1 bunch rocket, washed, dried, roughly shredded
  • 2 ripe tomatoes, halved, de-seeded, chopped
  • 3 ripe peaches, cut in to 8th 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 tbs olive oil
  • 1 tbs balsamic vinegar
  • 1/2 lemon, juiced
  • Salt & ground black pepper, to taste


– Combine yoghurt with the ground cumin and coriander, garlic, lemon rind and juice, mint, fresh coriander, salt and pepper in a large glass or ceramic dish. Add the lamb cutlets and turn to coat with the marinade. Cover and place in fridge for 1 hour.
– To make the rocket salad, combine the rocket, tomatoes and red onion in a bowl. Combine the olive oil, balsamic vinegar, lemon juice, salt and pepper in a screw-top jar and shake well. Pour dressing over rocket mixture and toss well.
– Preheat grill on medium.
– Cook the lamb cutlets under preheated grill for 3-5 minutes each side or until cooked to your liking. Serve lamb cutlets with the rocket salad.