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Chicken Gizzard Stew

Stew good to be true! You won’t believe how this Chicken Gizzard Stew recipe can turn your life around.
Prep Time15 minutes
Cook Time45 minutes
Total Time1 hour
Course: Main Course, Sauce
Cuisine: African, Southeast Asia
Keyword: chicken gizzard recipe, chicken gizzards, easy chicken gizzard stew, easy gizzard recipe, gizzard recipe
Servings: 10
Calories: 460kcal


For the gizzard

  • 1 kg chicken gizzards
  • 3 garlic cloves (chopped)
  • 1 onion (diced)
  • ginger (thumb-sized; optional)
  • ½ tsp mixed herbs
  • ½ tsp sea salt
  • ½ tsp curry powder
  • 2 stock cubes (chicken flavor)

For frying

  • cup sunflower oil
  • cooked chicken gizzard

For the sauce

  • fried chicken gizzard (see cooking and frying)
  • ½ onion (medium-sized )
  • 3 garlic cloves
  • tsp sea salt
  • 1 tsp mixed herbs
  • 3 chicken stock cubes
  • 13 yellow bell peppers (medium-sized)
  • 5 scotch bonnet (use less or more if preferred)
  • Gizzard-infused oil (the oil used to fry gizzards)
  • ½ medium-sized onion (for garnishing)


  • Rinse and slice the bell peppers into small pieces using a knife.
  • Use a blender to pulse the bell peppers until chopped. You can also manually dice them.
  • Pour the contents into a colander and press out the juices to drain. 
  • Chop the onions, garlic, and scotch bonnet with a knife.
  • In a pot, combine the chicken gizzard with the chopped garlic, onion, ginger, mixed herbs, sea salt, curry powder, and chicken stock.
  • Cook for 25 minutes over medium heat. 
  • Drain the liquid stock and take out the gizzard.
  • Then, store the liquid stock for later use. 
  • Fry the remaining gizzard in sunflower oil over medium heat for 10 minutes or until done.
  • In the same pot, saute the diced onion and garlic for two minutes.
  • Season with salt, mixed herbs, and chicken stock.
  • Add in the chopped yellow peppers and scotch bonnet. 
  • Cook for 30 minutes over medium-low heat.
  • Mix at regular intervals.
  • Then, add in the fried gizzard and onion.
  • Finally, let it simmer for five minutes before serving!



  • Purchase good quality chicken gizzards and store them properly.
  • You can clean it at home to ensure food safety.
  • Use heat-resistant oil to fry and cook.
  • Don’t throw away the meat broth and the yellow bell pepper juice!
  • You can drink the drained yellow bell pepper juice straight from the glass! You can consume it with ice or combine it with other fruits for a flavorful beverage.


Serving: 1 (of 10) | Calories: 460kcal | Carbohydrates: 13g | Protein: 21g | Fat: 37g | Saturated Fat: 4g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 2g | Monounsaturated Fat: 28g | Trans Fat: 0.03g | Cholesterol: 271mg | Sodium: 824mg | Potassium: 577mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 2g | Vitamin A: 514IU | Vitamin C: 299mg | Calcium: 45mg | Iron: 4mg