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Asian Beef Stew
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Asian Beef Stew

Exotic slow cooker comfort food
Course Meal, Soup
Cuisine Asian
Keyword Hoisin Sauce
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 5 hours 35 minutes
Total Time 5 hours 50 minutes
Servings 12 servings
Calories 500kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 onions sliced
  • 2 pounds round steak sliced stir-fry style
  • 2 celery ribs sliced into 1/4 inch thick pieces
  • 1 package frozen peas 10 ounces, thawed
  • 1 cup baby carrots peeled
  • 1 cup orange juice
  • 1 cup beef broth
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • 1 1/2 teaspoon Chinese five spice powder
  • 1 teaspoon Asian chili paste
  • 6 cups white rice cooked

Instructions

  • In a slow cooker, layer together the beef, chopped onions, diced celery, and baby carrots.
  • Separately in a bowl, whisk together the orange juice, beef broth, chili paste, soy sauce, hoisin sauce, and five spice powder.
  • Pour the sauce over the ingredients in the slow cooker and cover.
  • Slow cook for 5 hours on high heat.
  • Remove peas from freezer to thaw for the 5 hour duration.
  • Uncover, take 2 tablespoons of the broth, and mix it with the cornstarch. Stir mix into the slow cooker stew.
  • Cover and slow cook for an additional 30 minutes on high.
  • Uncover, mix in thawed pieces and stir thoroughly. Heat the stew for an additional 5 minutes covered.
  • Serve over rice.

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Notes

The stew already has a nice medium spice, perfect for most family members, But for an additional kick, use crushed red pepper or try dicing up one Thai pepper and adding it in with step 1. Use care as Thai peppers can be surprisingly hot. 

Nutrition

Calories: 500kcal | Carbohydrates: 85g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 5g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 48mg | Sodium: 433mg | Potassium: 572mg | Fiber: 3g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 1725IU | Vitamin C: 21.8mg | Calcium: 66mg | Iron: 3.2mg