Kidneys are considered offal. They are taken from the animal’s abdomen.

Did you know?

  • Kidneys have a sharp, pungent taste and firm texture.
  • Remove the thin film, cut them in half and remove the fat and veins.
  • Chopped kidney is great in many meat preparations, including meatloaves, meat pies and burgers.



You can buy kidneys from many ethnic markets or order them from some butcher shops and specialty grocery stores.