Phil's Drunken Kielbasa

READY IN: 1hr 15mins
Recipe by mebrine

This is a great recipe that is a hit at all of our family parties. My dad has been making it for years. I recommend making it a couple of days in advance so the kielbasa "marinates" for a while. Refrigerate and then reheat when needed. Warning- that when refrigerated the sauce congeals a bit and looks pretty unappetizing. Once heated it goes back to normal and is delicious!

Top Review by PugGrannie

Made this on Christmas Eve for an appetizer to be served on Christmas Day. Very good flavor. Served from crock pot to keep warm. Did scrape the congealed fat off the top before serving.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Cook the kielbasa using your preferred method to cook off some of the fat.
  2. Cut the kielbasa on the diagonal in 1/2"-1" slices.
  3. Put the kielbasa into large pot on stove top.
  4. Add the remaining ingredients (ketchup, brown sugar, Jack Daniels).
  5. Heat on medium heat 1/2 hour to 45 minutes until sauce has thinned out and kielbasa is piping hot.
  6. Serve with toothpicks and enjoy!

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