Barbecued Beef Liver

Barbecued Beef Liver


"Beef liver simmered in a sweet and tangy sauce will tempt the picky eaters in your family! Even our teenagers like this. Double the sauce ingredients if you wish to have extra to pour over noodles or rice."


40 m servings 221 cals
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Original recipe yields 4 servings



  • Calories:
  • 221 kcal
  • 11%
  • Fat:
  • 6.8 g
  • 11%
  • Carbs:
  • 19.7g
  • 6%
  • Protein:
  • 19.8 g
  • 40%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 270 mg
  • 90%
  • Sodium:
  • 556 mg
  • 22%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a resealable plastic bag, mix the flour, salt, and pepper. Place the liver slices into the bag one at a time, seal, and toss to coat.
  2. In a bowl, mix the water, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder.
  3. Heat the oil in a skillet over medium heat. Brown the liver slices on both sides. Pour the sauce mixture over the liver. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer 20 minutes, until liver is tender.
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  1. 55 Ratings


I just want to say you are a life savor! I HATE liver with a passion. I was diagnosed with very low iron because of a surgery that I am to be having. I went passed 6 wks no luck still low. I ha...

This recipe was a big surprise. I like liver, but not a liver lover. Thought I would try this once. Cooked two lbs. of liver, my husband and I had two meals of it and nothing left. I even went b...

I used chicken liver instead of beef liver and didn't flour the pieces before frying in oil. I added salt, pepper, onion, oregano, parsley and paprika to the pan while frying. I substituted abou...

Never had liver like that before and I was surprized how tender a cooked liver can be! I put it in a pita bread and ate it like a hamburger, it was delicious. Oh! and super easy to make! Thanks:)

Made this recipe for me and my hubby. We both liked it, however I didn't have to cook it in the sauce for the 20 minutes. As it was I had to add a small amount of water because it was evaporatin...

This recipe is just fantastic. I make liver often,and this will be my top recipe for it.

My family finally ate liver!

My husband, a former liver hater, just loved this! He now loves liver and is looking forward to eating this again. Thanks!