8 Reviews

This was delicious. Made exactly as written with a little added salt as suggested. Cooked on low for about 6 and a half hours. Thanks for posting. Made and reviewed for Zaar World Tour 4.

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Sarah! May 31, 2008

I loved this recipe. I did add salt and prepared the meat like Jewlies suggested. I reduced the pepper due to family preferences. I was worried when I tasted the spice mix that the cayenne would be too much but it turned out great. I was hoping for a gravy but there was a lot of fat in the cut of meat I used so when it was done I still had to add flour etc. I did it on the stovetop and added about a cup of water with the flour and seasonings to taste. I served it over mashed potatoes. The gravy was quite spicy but the potatoes mellowed it out perfectly. BTW I also omitted the bell pepper and had no tarragon.

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Chef Tweaker October 13, 2007

Loved the flavour the five spice gave this dish. Tasted like something I have had before in one of the flash restaurants in China Town. Instead of adding the cornflour at the end of the recipe I opted to dust the steak in the flour with all the seasonings added, brown in a pan in a bit of butter and then add to the crockpot. I then deglazed the pan with the chicken stock scraping up all the bits on the bottom of the pan. I felt the recipe needed about 1/2 teaspoon of salt to bring the flavours out. Next time I wouldn't hesitate to use a whole bell pepper or capsicum. This time I served over rice but liked the idea that Peter J suggested to me of trying this wrapped up in tortilla's - yum!

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Jewelies March 10, 2007

Not to our liking. There seemed to be no flavour in the meat.

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Kiwipom March 07, 2007

It was lovely and easy to do this in the crockpot... The taste is spicy without being too overpowering and DH especially liked it. I will be using this as a filling for some meat pies I intend to make for him next week. The only negative point was that I used quite a lot of meat and it was only *just* cooked though after 8 hours, .. fine this time as I will be cooking it further anyway. Next time I will give it 10 hours so that it's falling apart delicious. Please see my rating system, a lovely 4 stars ! Thanks :)

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kiwidutch July 22, 2006

Meat was very tender, added 1/4 onion and beef stock instead of chicken. A little spicy, next time I will leave out cayenne.

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Ed&Theresa July 20, 2006

Very tasty and tender steak strips. No need for a knife. I made it as written, adding some onion slices and pared carrot strips. Very flavorful and just the right amount of spiciness. We'll be eating this again. Thanx for sharing.

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*Parsley* July 18, 2006
Asian Steak Strips (Crock Pot)