How to make honey sesame beef in a slow cooker (video)

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Sweet and salty — the perfect combination to hit any palate. What a beautiful thing it is, truly. Add the roasted flavor of sesame oil, and you take that sweet and salty to a whole new world. In the recipe below, we make a simple honey sesame beef right in the slow cooker, easy peasy.
We start by making a slurry using equal parts cornstarch and water. Adding this at the beginning is essential to thickening the sauce. Traditionally, you add slurry at the end of cooking, but when using a slow cooker, it's best to add the slurry at the beginning. Next we add beef along with onion, garlic, honey, soy sauce and sesame oil. This all cooks together, and in four hours, you have a meal your whole family will love.
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Slow Cooker Honey sesame beef
10 minutes
4 hours
4 hours, 10 minutes
2 tablespoons cornstarch
2 tablespoons honey
1/3 cup soy sauce
2 teaspoons sesame oil
1/2 onion, thinly sliced
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 pounds beef chuck, thinly sliced
Salt and pepper to taste
Green onions (optional garnish)
2 tablespoons water
In a small bowl, combine cornstarch with equal parts water to make a slurry. Mix well so there are no lumps, then pour into a 6-quart slow cooker.
Add honey, soy sauce, sesame oil, onion, garlic and beef. Mix well, until everything is coated in the sauce.
Cover and cook on high for 4 hours or low for 8 hours.
Gently mix and add salt and pepper to taste.
Serve with steamed white rice, and sprinkle with sliced green onions if you like.
You can also add broccoli florets during the last 40 minutes of cooking.
Tip: Complete steps 1 and 2 and put beef mixture in the freezer for up to two to three weeks. Thaw overnight and proceed with step 3.
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