Polish Stir-Fry

READY IN: 45mins
Recipe by 3KillerBs

Growing up in the multi-ethnic steel towns outside Pittsburgh, PA produced some very interesting and deliciously unexpected combinations of foods and cooking techniques. This is what happens when a pantry full of Polish staples collides with the stir-fry technique. I first saw it at a church pot-luck dinner and have made it many times.

Top Review by mystere2e

My boyfriend and I loved it, although this recipe calls for way too much cabbage. Other than that it is divine!

Ingredients Nutrition

  • 1 lb kielbasa, cut up into bite-size pieces (pre-boil and cool if you find it too salty straight from the package)
  • 4 cups potatoes, diced
  • 1 -2 carrot, sliced (optional)
  • 1 large onion, diced
  • 12 head cabbage, coarsely shredded with a knife. Using a Kraut cutter is OK, but the regular grater cuts too finely


  1. Lightly grease big, iron skillet (I like to use my chicken fryer), with canola oil.
  2. Brown the Kielbasa. Take it out and put it aside. Drain excess grease.
  3. Fry potatoes and carrots, stirring often, until half-cooked.
  4. Add onion and keep frying, stirring frequently.
  5. When the onion is half-cooked, add the cabbage and continue until everything is completely cooked.
  6. Return Kielbasa to the pan, mix well, and serve once it is reheated.
  7. This dish travels well and reheats well.

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