Slow Cooker Broccoli Beef
1.5 pounds skirt, flap or flank steak, thinly sliced and chopped into 2 inch pieces
1 cup beef broth
â…” cup low sodium soy sauce
â…“ cup brown sugar
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 tablespoon minced garlic
¼ teaspoon red chili flakes (optional)
4 cups broccoli florets
2 tablespoons corn starch + 4 tablespoons cold water
Grease the inside of a slow cooker. Add steak, beef broth, soy sauce, brown sugar, sesame oil,
garlic, and chili flakes. Cover and cook on high for 2-3 hours or low 4-5 hours.
A few minutes before serving, uncover the slow cooker. In a small bowl whisk corn starch and water
until dissolved. Add to slow cooker and stir. Cover and allow to cook another 20-25 minutes.
Just before serving, place broccoli in a large tupperware, fill with ½ inch of water, and
place the lid on in an off-set manner so that the container can vent. Microwave on high for 3
minutes. Drain, stir broccoli into slow cooker, and serve.
For a bit of a spicy kick, add a full 1-2 teaspoons of crushed red pepper flakes!