Sweet and Sour Hawaiian Beef Crock Pot

Total Time
7hrs 25mins
Prep 25 mins
Cook 7 hrs

This recipe can also be made with pork, the recipe may be doubled if desired --- this is very good!

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. In a small bowl combine brown sugar, cider vinegar, reserved pineapple juice, soy sauce and garlic.
  2. Add/stir in the brown sugar until completely dissolved; set aside.
  3. Heat oil in a skillet.
  4. Season the beef cubes with salt and pepper then brown in hot oil on all sides.
  5. Place the browned meat in the slow cooker along with the red pepper flakes.
  6. Add in carrots and onion to the slow cooker.
  7. Pour the pineapple juice mixture over the veggies and beef.
  8. Cover and cook on LOW setting for 7-9 hours or on HIGH heat for about 3-4 hours, or until the meat is tender.
  9. Increase the heat to HIGH.
  10. Dissolve the cornstarch and cold water in a small bowl.
  11. Add in the cornstarch mixture, pineapple chunks and green pepper into the beef mixture in the slow cooker.
  12. Continue to cook for about 30 minutes, or until the green pepper is crisply tender and the juices are thickened.
  13. Serve with cooked rice.
Most Helpful

4 5

This was a good recipe! I made it as written, and it turned out well and was tasty over rice. We found that it lacked a little something, though, so next time I'd increase the red pepper and add some other seasonings to spice it up a bit. Thanks for sharing!

5 5

Doubled this recipe in the crock and made exactly as written = super tasty recipe, Kittencal! We enjoyed it over rice with a side of homegrown tomatoes... delish! Thank you for sharing!

5 5

Another terrific recipe by Kittencal!! I made this on the stove top as I didn't have time let it cook in the crock. It was delicious! The only things that I did differentlywas I left out the peppers( my people don't like them) and I added a couple TBSP of ketchup. Thanks for a great meal Kitten!

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