Sweet and Sour Hawaiian Beef Crock Pot

READY IN: 7hrs 25mins




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