Check out this Slow Cooker Sesame Beef with Rice Recipe for an easy dinner idea!
I LOVE crockpot meals that are quick and easy and can cook all day for my family. This Slow Cooker Sesame Beef with Rice Recipe is perfect for putting on in the morning and letting it cook all day. Serve this recipe over rice, quinoa, or make homemade lettuce wraps! Plus, be sure to check out even more Crockpot Recipes for Easy Dinner Ideas!
Slow Cooker Sesame Beef
2 pounds lean beef roast, fat trimmed off
1 small onion, diced
2 TBS low sodium soy sauce
2 TBS dark sesame oil
1 TBS ketchup
1 TBS brown sugar
1 tsp sriracha
1 TBS rice wine vinegar
2 inch knob of fresh ginger, peeled and minced 4 garlic cloves, minced
1/4 cup sesame seeds, divided
1/4 cup beef broth (chicken will also work)
2 TBS cold water
1 TBS cornstarch
green onions (optional garnish)
1. Cut the beef into even chunks, about 4, add to slow cooker. Sprinkle onion over the beef.
2. In a small bowl mix soy sauce, sesame oil, ketchup, brown sugar, sriracha, rice wine
vinegar, ginger, garlic, and half of the sesame seeds. Pour mixture over the beef and onions.
Cover slow cooker and cook on high for 5 hours or low for 7-8 hours.
3. In a small bowl mix cold water and cornstarch to make a slurry. Remove beef from slow
cooker and set aside on a cutting board. Add cornstarch slurry to slow cooker, cover, and
cook on high for 30 minutes. In the meantime, using 2 forks, shred you beef. Set aside.
4. Once your sauce has thickened a bit, add the beef back into the slow cooker; stir to coat.
Serve over rice, quinoa, or in lettuce wraps. Top with remaining sesame seeds and optional green onions. Enjoy!
*Note – this recipe can easily be made with chicken or pork. Just replace the meat and cook according to above directions.
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This also makes a great freezer meal! Go ahead and cook the full recipe and freeze what you end up not using! I keep my Food Saver Vacuum Sealer busy by freezing leftovers to eat later!
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