Barbecued Beef Liver


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.

Prep Time:
15 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
40 mins


  • 3 tablespoons all-purpose flour

  • ½ teaspoon salt

  • ½ teaspoon pepper

  • 1 pound beef liver, thinly sliced

  • cup water

  • ¼ cup ketchup

  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon vinegar

  • 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce

  • 1 dash garlic powder

  • 1 tablespoon vegetable oil


  1. 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.

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

  3. 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.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

221 Calories
7g Fat
20g Carbs
20g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 4
Calories 221
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 7g 9%
Saturated Fat 2g 8%
Cholesterol 270mg 90%
Sodium 556mg 24%
Total Carbohydrate 20g 7%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 11g
Protein 20g
Vitamin C 3mg 17%
Calcium 20mg 2%
Iron 5mg 28%
Potassium 362mg 8%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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