Chicken Liver and Pistachio Dip

    2 hours 30 minutes

    This unusual recipe is popular amongst friends and colleagues. Serve with crackers or garlic toast.

    19 people made this

    Serves: 16 

    • 125g unsalted butter
    • 1 packet French onion soup mix
    • 1/4 cup (60ml) white wine
    • 500g chicken livers, rinsed and trimmed
    • 1/2 cup (90g) shelled pistachio nuts
    • 250g cream cheese
    • 1/4 cup (60ml) water
    • optional pinch onion and/or garlic powder

    Preparation:20min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Extra time:2hours chilling  ›  Ready in:2hours30min 

    1. In a frypan melt butter over medium heat. Mix in soup mix and white wine. Arrange chicken livers in pan then cook until browned and cooked though.
    2. Place shelled pistachio nuts in food processor and pulse to grind. Add cream cheese and water; process until smooth. Add chicken livers and process until smooth. Season to taste with onion and garlic powder. Chill.

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    this was absolutely terrible  -  03 Jun 2010


    This is the best liver pate!!! It is truly the perfect combination of ingredients, and the pistachio nuts enhance it's amazing flavor even more! I know of many other people who have tried this recipe & it remains the top pick & favorite of them all. This recipe gets all the raves & compliments that are well deserved! You would be hard-pressed to find a more perfect liver pate than this! Your dish will be the only one empty at all the parties with this recipe! P.S. - you better have recipe cards ready... because everyone will want it after trying this perfect pate! It's a winner!  -  17 Dec 2007  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)


    Truely yummy. I wanted something less artificial tasting so I chopped 1/2 onion and 7 garlic gloves and cooked them with wine and the livers. Outstanding!  -  11 Feb 2009  (Review from Allrecipes USA and Canada)