Slow Cooker Korean Beef

Amazingly tender, flavorful Korean beef easily made in the crockpot with just 10 min prep. It doesn’t get easier than that!

Slow Cooker Korean Beef - Amazingly tender, flavorful Korean beef easily made in the crockpot with just 10 min prep. It doesn't get easier than that!

The slow cooker can do some amazing things – you can make pastas, soups, dips, snacks, and even desserts. And to add to this wondrous list is, of course, Korean beef, something I never thought could be made in the crockpot.

 Slow Cooker Korean Beef - Amazingly tender, flavorful Korean beef easily made in the crockpot with just 10 min prep. It doesn't get easier than that!

But like I said, the slow cooker is really amazing, not to mention – it does all of the work for you! All you have to do is gather a handful of ingredients and throw them right into the crockpot. That’s it.

Slow Cooker Korean Beef - Amazingly tender, flavorful Korean beef easily made in the crockpot with just 10 min prep. It doesn't get easier than that!

Really. Just set it and forget it. From there, you’ll come home to the most amazing, most tender Korean beef that the whole family will devour. You can serve it over rice, stuff it in tacos or even make quesadillas – the possibilities are endless!

Slow Cooker Korean Beef

Amazingly tender, flavorful Korean beef easily made in the crockpot with just 10 min prep. It doesn’t get easier than that!

Ingredients:

  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 1/2 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoons freshly grated ginger
  • 1 teaspoon Sriracha, or more, to taste
  • 1/2 teaspoon onion powder
  • 1/2 teaspoon white pepper
  • 3 pound boneless beef chuck roast, cut into 1-inch cubes
  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 teaspoon sesame seeds
  • 2 green onions, thinly sliced

Directions:

  1. In a large bowl, whisk together beef broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, garlic, sesame oil, rice wine vinegar, ginger, Sriracha, onion powder and white pepper.
  2. Place chuck roast into a 6-qt slow cooker. Stir in beef broth mixture until well combined.
  3. Cover and cook on low heat for 7-8 hours or high heat for 3-4 hours.
  4. In a small bowl, whisk together cornstarch and 1/4 cup water. Stir in mixture into the slow cooker. Cover and cook on high heat for an additional 30 minutes, or until the sauce has thickened.
  5. Serve immediately, garnished with green onions and sesame seeds, if desired.

Why It’s A Smart Choice

Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
Servings Per Container 8

Amount Per Serving
Calories 481.8 Calories from Fat 139.5
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 15.5g 24%
Saturated Fat 5.8g 29%
Trans Fat 0.4g
Cholesterol 158.6mg 53%
Sodium 710.0mg 30%
Total Carbohydrate 14.2g 5%
Dietary Fiber 0.4g 2%
Sugars 9.8g
Protein 66.3g 133%

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

This recipe has 6.7mg of iron per serving, making it a great choice for someone looking to boost their iron intake. It’s also a high protein, lower fat choice, and eating more protein is a great way to stay fuller for longer.

Nutritional information provided by Jessica Penner, RD at Smart Nutrition.