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This recipe was given to us by one of our friends who owns a Dutch restaurant in Greenville, South Carolina.


  • 2 large calf's kidneys
  • 4 tablespoons chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons butter
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • 4 tablespoons flour
  • 1 1/3 cup stock
  • Worcestershire sauce to taste
  • ½ teaspoon black pepper
  • 8 slices stale whole grain bread
  • 4 eggs, beaten
  • 2 tablespoons milk
  • ½ cup regular bread crumbs
  • Oil for for frying


  • Wash and clean the kidneys thoroughly.
  • Parboil in water for 1 minute; discard water. Chop kidneys very fine.
  • Sauté onions in the butter, add kidneys before the onions brown.
  • Add salt and continue frying until light brown.
  • Sprinkle flour over the mixture and gradually add the stock.
  • Cover and allow to simmer very slowly for 15 minutes.
  • Add Worcestershire and pepper.
  • Taste and set aside to cool.
  • Cut bread slices in half; Place a heap of kidney mixture on 8 half slices of bread and cover with the other half.
  • Beat the eggs in a medium bowl.
  • Stand the nierenbroodjes in the bowl; baste thoroughly.
  • Coat with bread crumbs.
  • Fry in deep fryer at 360º - 370ºF (180ºC) and fry the savories until golden brown.
  • Smaaklijk Eten!

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