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Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef

Easy, sweet and full of flavor this Slow Cooker Mongolian Beef is the perfect weeknight recipe to feed the whole crowd. A copycat takeout dish that saves you money!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Chinese
Servings: 4 people
Calories: 283kcal


  • 1 1/2 - 2 lbs flank or round steak cut into thin strips
  • 1/4 cup corn starch
  • 2 Tbs olive oil
  • 1-2 cloves minced garlic
  • 1/2 tsp minced fresh ginger
  • 3/4 cup soy sauce
  • 3/4 cup water
  • 3/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 Tbs cornstarch + 1 Tbs water


  • Cut your steak into think strips and then place in a medium sized bowl and sprinkle with cornstarch and toss to coat, trying to coat each strip.
  • In the bottom of a 5qt slow cooker add olive oil, minced garlic, fresh ginger, soy sauce, water and brown sugar and stir to combined.
  • Add in your beef and and stir to coat.
  • Cover and cook for 2-3 hours on high or 4-5 hour on low.
  • To thicken sauce the last 30 minutes of cooking mix together 1 Tbs cornstarch and 1 Tbs water and mix into crockpot stirring around.
  • Replace lid and continue cooking.
  • Serve over rice or noodles if desired.


Calories: 283kcal | Carbohydrates: 52g | Protein: 4g | Fat: 7g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 2444mg | Potassium: 147mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 40g | Calcium: 43mg | Iron: 1.3mg