Are you looking for a new recipe for your slow cooker? Then how about an exotic Korean beef stew recipe? Since Korean pop music and other Korean stuff are quite popular nowadays, let’s try a Korean dish in your kitchen this time with this simple recipe. Don’t be intimidated because we’ll be using simple ingredients and the method is so simple you’ll be cooking this authentic Korean beef stew recipe more often than you expected.
Let’s get started with this exciting Korean cuisine:
Korean Beef Stew
Makes 4 servings.
- ½ kg Beef brisket. Then cut the meat into cubes.
- 4 cups Water
- 2 tsp Grated ginger
- 1 stalk Leeks, slice it. (you can replace this with spring onion)
- ¼ cup Oyster sauce
- 2 pcs Carrots, cut into slices
- 1 pc Potatoes, cut into slices
- 1 pc Scrambled eggs, to be cut into strips
- 2 tbsp Leeks, chopped
- 1 tsp Sesame seeds, toasted
- Combine beef, water, ginger, leeks and oyster sauce in a casserole (slow cooker).
- Bring to a boil. Then simmer until the sauce is almost half.
- Add the carrots and potatoes. Then cook until the beef is tender and the sauce has thickened.
- Serve hot with cooked rice and garnish with scrambled eggs, leeks and sesame seeds.
This slow cooker Korean beef stew recipe is taken from a booklet by a company named Mama Sita’s that makes sauces, condiments and spices. You can use their oyster sauce (Mama Sita’s Oyster Sauce) for this Korean beef stew recipe.
What Are The Nutritional Contents Of The Korean Beef Stew Recipe?
Beef brisket – A good source of protein, fat, potassium, vitamin B12, iron, zinc, phosphorous and selenium.
Scrambled eggs – One scrambled egg gives 12% of the daily value of protein. Contains vitamin B5, A, selenium and choline.
Sesame seeds – called “queen of oil seeds” because they are a notable source of protein, iron, zinc, copper, vitamins, magnesium, calcium, magnesium and manganese.
- Detailed nutrients in beef brisket.
- Complete nutrients in scrambled egg.
- Full nutrients in sesame seeds.
Protein is important for our bodies because it repairs and builds tissues. It’s essential in making enzymes, hormones and body chemicals. In addition, it contains amino acids to build new cells, also the building block of bones, muscles, cartilages, skin and blood.
Gingerols and Shogoals
These are the major compounds found in ginger and these extracts provide protection against various diseases.
Ginger – When you include ginger in your recipes, it enhances the flavor. So it gives the spicy flavor common in many Asian dishes. Furthermore, it also has a lot of health benefits because of its powerful medicinal properties. Additionally, it has an anti-inflammatory effect, lowers blood sugar, improves heart disease risk, treats indigestion, lowers cholesterol and can help fight infections.
You get dietary fiber from the leeks, carrots and potatoes. Fiber mainly lowers cholesterol in the blood, therefore reducing the risk of heart disease. Not only that, but these vegetables have their own nutritional benefits namely:
- Carrots- good source of beta carotene, vitamin K, potassium and antioxidants.
- Leeks- provides vitamins, minerals and antioxidant polyphenol.
- Potatoes- provides potassium, vitamins, magnesium and antioxidants.
Simple exotic dishes are a way to add variety to your cooking recipe collection. Therefore don’t be afraid to try different recipes from other countries such as this easy slow cooker Korean beef because you might discover a favorite dish on your own. The healthy slow cooking method used with this authentic Korean beef stew recipe will bring out the tasty juices from the beef, because it slowly boils with the spices. So if you have any slow cooker Korean recipes in mind, please do share it with us on the comments below.