Recipe courtesy of Clarissa Dickson Wright and Jennifer Paterson

Deviled Kidneys

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  • Level: Intermediate
  • Total: 25 min
  • Prep: 15 min
  • Cook: 10 min
  • Yield: 2 servings
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2 teaspoons Worstershire sauce

2 teaspoons mushroom ketchup*

1 level teaspoon English mustard powder

2 ounces (4 tablespoons) butter, melted

Pinch cayenne pepper


Black pepper, freshly ground

8 lamb kidneys

1 tablespoon vegetable oil

1 dessertspoon chopped parsley

Lemon wedges and hot buttered toast, for serving


  1. Mix together the Worstershire sauce, mushroom ketchup, mustard, 2 tablespoons butter, cayenne pepper and salt and pepper.
  2. Clean the kidneys by removing the outer skin and cutting away the core. Cut each kidney into three or four pieces. Heat the remaining 2 tablespoons butter with the oil in a frying pan and cook kidneys for 4 to 5 minutes, turning occasionally. Pour the sauce mixture over the kidneys and stir for 1 to 2 minutes to coat the kidneys.
  3. Serve on warmed plates, sprinkled with parsley and accompanied by lemon wedges and hot buttered toast.
  4. *available online.

Cook’s Note

*available online.