German Currywurst

German Currywurst

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"Currywurst is a popular 'fast food' in Berlin, Germany. It is quick and simple and everyone loves it! If you're in a hurry, you can substitute ketchup for the sauce, or use your own recipe."


30 m servings 451 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 451 kcal
  • 23%
  • Fat:
  • 31.7 g
  • 49%
  • Carbs:
  • 26.1g
  • 8%
  • Protein:
  • 18.4 g
  • 37%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 75 mg
  • 25%
  • Sodium:
  • 3019 mg
  • 121%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Preheat oven to Broil/Grill.
  2. Pour tomato sauce into a large saucepan, then stir in the chili sauce, onion salt, sugar and pepper. Let simmer over medium heat, occasionally stirring; bring to a gentle boil and reduce heat to low. Simmer another 5 minutes.
  3. Meanwhile, broil/grill kielbasa sausage for 3 to 4 minutes each side, or until cooked through. Slice into pieces 1/4 inch to 1/2 inch thick.
  4. Pour tomato sauce mixture over sausage, then sprinkle all with paprika and curry powder and serve.
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  1. 82 Ratings


in germany this recipe is made with kockwurst, also we use a lot more curry, hence "currywurst", it is served with fresh broetchen (something like a hard roll) which is dipped in the sauce.

i grew up on Curry Wurst this gets close but meh... germans acutally use a sausage made of fine ground beef that gets fried till the skin is crispy but the type of sausage is somewhat regional ...

I love this easy recipe. When I make it (I am Austrian)in the U.S., I grill the sausage (jumbo hot dogs or bratwurst) and use ketchup mixed with curry. For appearance I sprinkle a little bit o...

I think the proportions are off on this recipe. Using the amount of tomato sauce that is called for make it taste just like sausage in tomato sauce you don't get any of the flavor of the seasoni...

Try a knockwurst instead of the kielbasa. (kielbasa is Polish not German). Knockwurst is more like the original Currywurst from Berlin.

I've been eating currywurst ever since I came to the States 35 years ago. I make it polish sausage or knockwurst. I have always made with Ketchup. I used good Hungarian Paprika and Indian Cur...

It is very good, but there was a lot of sauce. I will probably use 2 cans of tomato sauce next time and maybe try a different kind of sausage. It was similar to what I ate in Germany, but not ...

This was good, and very quick. The only thing that I didn't like about it was how much sauce was wasted. I will cut the sauce recipe by half, at least, next time.

This was so good. I'll be sure to measure the hot sauce next time the sauce I had was tooooo hot but still was awesome. I served this over peeled and boiled potatos, it turned out to be the pe...