Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut Beef

Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut Beef is a recipe that I was inspired with by Lori here at Who Needs a Cape?  Her Slow Cooker Thai Pork with Peanut Sauce is AMAZING!  I made it for my collection of 30 meals in 3 hours (Lori made it in her 7 meals in 1 hour).  If you like slow cooker meals (and freezer meals) you need to go check those out.  YUM!

Have a spicy, asian flair in your dinner by serving Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut Beef! This makes an excellent freezer meal as well!

I took Lori’s recipe and changed a few things, but kept the idea the same.  A nice delicious meal that isn’t a roast (hey roast is great in the slow cooker – but there are SO MANY more things that your slow cooker can do!).  I like the idea of getting an Asian flair out of the slow cooker – spicing things up a bit.  You can definitely heat this meal up even more by adding more Sriracha (in case you’ve never used it – Sriracha is found usually in the Asian food aisle of your grocery store. It’s a spicy Asian ketchup almost). You could tone it down by adding a bit less. Up to you. And I didn’t (only because I didn’t have any) but you could add some crunch to your meal with some chopped peanuts on top.

I served this over egg noodles, but if you want to stay in the Asian idea of dinner – use rice for sure!

One more thing – this would make a great freezer meal!

If you like this dish you should look at:

 Slow Cooker Pepper Steak

Slow Cooker Pepper Steak

Slow Cooker Green Chili Pork Tacos

SlowCookerGreenChilePorkTacos

Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken Soup

Slow Cooker Fiesta Chicken Soup

Yield: Serves 4

Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut Beef

Slow Cooker Spicy Peanut Beef

Ingredients

  • 1 1/2 pounds of stew meat
  • 2 Tbsp lime juice
  • 3/4 C peanut butter (you could use 1/2 C to get a less peanutty flavor)
  • 1/4 C sriracha
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 Tbsp sugar

Instructions

  1. Spray slow cooker with non-stick cooking spray
  2. Place stew meat into slow cooker
  3. Mix together remaining ingredients and pour over meat
  4. Cook on low for 8 hours
  5. If Freezing, place meat in bag and cover with mixture of remaining ingredients. Freeze. Thaw overnight in refrigerator and cook on low for 8 hours

Spicy Peanut Beef is a fantastic SLOW COOKER meal - Perfect for a Freezer Meal (and it tastes amazing!)

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