Laberspiessli Zuri-Hegel

A specialty of the Hotel Carlton-Elite, Zurich, Switerland

Yield:
2 servings
Level:
Easy
Ingredients
  • 12 sage leaves
  • 1 pound calves liver, 1-inch thick, cut into 12 pieces, 1-inch by 2 inches
  • Freshly ground salt, to taste
  • Freshly ground pepper, to taste
  • 12 slices fatty bacon
  • Clarified butter
  • Pinch ground nutmeg
  • 10 ounces long French green beans, trimmed
  • 1/4 lemon, juiced
  • 2 metal skewers
Directions

Place a sage leaf on each piece of liver. Season with salt and pepper and wrap completely in bacon, trimming liver where necessary to make sure it is covered. Place 6 pieces on each skewer.

Heat some clarified butter in pan on high heat. Add skewers and fry until liver turns pink, 4 minutes each side. Set aside in warming oven.

Meanwhile, cover bottom of another pan with 1/2 inch clarified butter. Season generously with salt, pepper and a pinch of nutmeg. Add green beans and lemon juice. Cover and simmer on low heat until done. Drain beans and serve alongside liver skewers.


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