Easy and Delicious Crockpot Mongolian Beef Recipe

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Hey there, fellow food enthusiasts! Today, I’m thrilled to share with you one of my all-time favorite recipes: Crockpot Mongolian Beef. This dish is not only incredibly flavorful but also super easy to make.

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Whether you’re a busy parent, a college student, or just someone who loves a good home-cooked meal, this recipe is sure to become a staple in your kitchen.

What is Mongolian Beef?

Mongolian beef is a classic Asian dish known for its bold flavors and tender meat. Traditionally, it consists of thinly sliced beef cooked with scallions and garlic in a savory sauce made from soy sauce, brown sugar, and other seasonings.

While the origins of Mongolian beef are debated, it has become a beloved staple in Chinese-American cuisine, celebrated for its sweet and savory taste.

Why Crockpot Mongolian Beef?

Before we dive into the recipe, let me tell you why I love making Mongolian beef in the crockpot. First off, it’s a set-it-and-forget-it kind of deal.

You simply toss all the ingredients into your slow cooker, go about your day, and come home to a house filled with the irresistible aroma of savory beef and Asian spices. Plus, using the crockpot ensures that the meat becomes incredibly tender and juicy, soaking up all the delicious flavors of the sauce.

Final Thoughts

Crockpot Mongolian Beef is one of those dishes that never fails to impress. Whether you’re serving it up for a cozy family dinner or entertaining guests, it’s sure to be a hit every time. Plus, with minimal prep and hands-on time, it’s the perfect recipe for busy weeknights.

Easy and Delicious Crockpot Mongolian Beef Recipe

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  • 2 pounds flank steak, thinly sliced

  • 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce

  • 1/2 cup brown sugar, packed

  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

  • 1 teaspoon fresh ginger, grated

  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes (adjust to taste)

  • 1/4 cup water

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2 green onions, sliced (for garnish)

  • Sesame seeds (for garnish)

  • Cooked rice, for serving


  • Prep the Beef: Start by thinly slicing your flank steak against the grain. This helps ensure that the beef cooks up tender and easy to chew.
  • Make the Sauce: In a bowl, whisk together the low-sodium soy sauce, brown sugar, minced garlic, grated ginger, and red pepper flakes until the sugar is dissolved.mongolian beef
  • Combine Beef, vegetables and Sauce in the Crockpot: Place the sliced flank steak, carrots and other seasonings in your crockpot and pour the sauce over the meat, making sure it’s evenly coated.mongolian beefmongolian beef
  • Cook Low and Slow: Cover and cook on low heat for 4-5 hours or until the beef is tender and cooked through. You can also cook it on high for 2-3 hours if you’re short on time.
  • Thicken the Sauce: About 30 minutes before serving, mix the water and cornstarch in a small bowl until smooth. Stir the cornstarch mixture into the crockpot, stirring gently to combine. This will help thicken the sauce to a perfect consistency.mongolian beef
  • Serve and Garnish: Once the sauce has thickened, it’s time to serve up your delicious Crockpot Mongolian Beef! Spoon the beef over a bed of cooked rice, garnish with sliced green onions and sesame seeds for that extra pop of flavor and texture.mongolian beef
  • Enjoy!: Grab your fork and dig in! I promise you won’t be able to resist the tender slices of beef coated in that rich, savory sauce.

So next time you’re craving some Asian-inspired comfort food, give this recipe a try. Your taste buds will thank you!

Do you have any favorite crockpot recipes or tips for cooking with a slow cooker? Share them in the comments below! Let’s keep the culinary inspiration flowing. Until next time, happy cooking! 🍲✨

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