Slow Cooker Beef with Pea Pods

tender pieces of melt in your mouth beef with crisp crunchy pea pods.
Cuisine Asian
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Author Chellie Schmitz


  • 2 pounds flank steak sliced against the grain and cut into bite size pieces
  • 1 onion sliced
  • 2/3 cup soy sauce *make sure you use gluten free soy sauce if you are gluten free
  • 2 garlic cloves minced or pressed
  • 2 tsp fresh ginger grated
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • Zest of 1 orange
  • Juice of 1 lime
  • 1/2 tsp sesame oil
  • 1/4 cup cornstarch
  • 1/2 pound pea pods


  • Place cut beef and onion in Crock Pot.
  • Whisk together soy sauce, garlic, ginger, honey, orange zest, lime juice, and sesame oil.
  • Pour sauce on top of beef mixture, stir to coat.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours or low for 6-8 hours.
  • When you have 30 minutes of time left, mix cornstarch with cold water and blend well, add it to the crock pot, stir and cover.
  • When 20 minutes of time is left, add the pea pods and cover the crock pot.
  • When cooking time is finished stir to combine, serve over rice.