Fried Chicken Gizzards

A traditional recipe straight from the Kenyan countryside! Perfect with a side of chips!

Prep: 10min(s)

Cook: 20min(s)

Serves: 2

Serve With: rice

Served as: Dinner

Main Ingredient:


  • Country Choice gizzards
  • ½ cup all-purpose flour
  • 1 ½ tablespoons seasoned salt
  • 1 ½ teaspoons ground black pepper
  • 1 ½ teaspoons garlic powder (optional)
  • 2 cups vegetable oil for frying


  • Trim excess fat and gristle from chicken gizzards. Rinse under cold running water.
  • Place gizzards in a pot of cold water. Bring water and gizzards to a rolling boil; continue to boil for about 15 minutes. Strain gizzards using a colander.
  • Allow to cool. Meanwhile, combine the flour, seasoned salt, pepper, and garlic powder in a plastic bag. Shake well to combine.
  • Preheat vegetable oil in a skillet with a lid over medium-high heat to 190 degrees C. Thoroughly coat gizzards with flour mixture and shake off excess.
  • Gently lay the coated gizzards in the hot oil. Cook until brown. Reduce heat to medium; cover skillet with a lid and cook another 10 minutes. Remove to paper towels to drain.
  • Serve warm/hot with rice.