Definitions for chopped liver
This page provides all possible meanings and translations of the word chopped liver
A Jewish food made by frying liver and onions in schmaltz.
A person or object which is not worthy of being noticed; someone or something insignificant.
Chopped liver is a spread popular in Jewish cuisine but also found in the traditional local cuisine of Berlin, Germany. It is often made by sautéeing or broiling liver and onions in lard or the kosher version thererof, schmaltz; adding hard-boiled eggs, salt and pepper, and grinding that mixture. However, other methods and materials exist, and the exact process and ingredients may vary from chef to chef. Chopped liver is a common menu item in kosher delicatessens in Britain, Canada, the U.S.A., and South Africa. Chopped liver is often served with rye bread as sandwiches. The liver used is generally calf, beef, or chicken. Shortening or oil is often substituted for the schmaltz.
Find a translation for the chopped liver definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these chopped liver definitions with the community:
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"chopped liver." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2014. Web. 18 Sep. 2014. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/chopped liver>.