Barbecued Beef Liver

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Beef liver simmered in a sweet and tangy barbecue 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.


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour
  • ½ teaspoon salt
  • ½ teaspoon pepper
  • 1 pound beef liver, thinly sliced
  • ⅓ cup water
  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
  • 1 dash garlic powder
  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


In a resealable plastic bag, mix flour, salt, and pepper. Place liver slices into the bag one at a time, seal, and toss to coat.

In a bowl, mix water, ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar, Worcestershire sauce, and garlic powder.

Heat oil in a skillet over medium heat. Brown liver slices on both sides. Pour sauce mixture over the liver. Bring to a boil, reduce heat, and simmer, 20 minutes, until liver is tender.

Prep time: 15 mins / Cooking time: 25 mins / Total time: 40 mins

Serving: 4 / Yield:

Calories: 220.8

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