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Fried Lights

(recipe, Silver Spoon editors)


  1. 1 lb. 5 ounces lights or pluck
  2. 3 Tbsp. olive oil
  3. 1 garlic clove
  4. 1 celery stalk, chopped
  5. 2 carrots, chopped
  6. ΒΌ cup apple vinegar
  7. 2 sprigs fresh thyme, chopped
  8. Salt and pepper


  1. Dice the lights. If using pluck, dice the heart, spleen, and other variety meats and slice the liver.
  2. Heat the oil and garlic in a skillet and cook until the garlic turns brown, then remove and discard it. Add the celery and carrots and cook for a few minutes. Add the lights, mix gently, and cook for a few minutes, then add all the other variety meats except the liver and cook over medium heat for 3 minutes. Finally, add the liver, mix well, and cook for an additional 3 to 4 minutes.
  3. Season with salt and pepper to taste, stir in the vinegar, and cook until it has evaporated. Sprinkle with thyme and serve.