Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos

Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos

World Cuisine Asian Korean

This recipe was handed down to me by a Korean friend. So full of flavor! I wanted to share it with you all. I did tweak it a little to add more spice. Feel free to tweak it yourself!

Servings per recipe: 8
Calories per serving: 456
Preparation time: 15m
Total cooking time: 8h 15m


  • 1 (3 pound) beef chuck roast, trimmed
  • 1/2 onion, diced
  • 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce
  • 10 cloves garlic
  • 1 jalapeno pepper, diced (optional)
  • 1 (1 inch) piece fresh ginger root, peeled and grated
  • 2 tablespoons seasoned rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  • salt and ground black pepper to taste
  • 16 (6 inch) corn tortillas (optional)


  • 1   Put chuck roast into the crock of a slow cooker; add onion, brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, jalapeno pepper, ginger root, rice vinegar, sesame oil, salt, and pepper.
  • 2   Cook on High for 8 hours (or on Low for 10 hours). Shred meat with a pair of forks and stir into the liquid in the slow cooker.
  • 3   Serve with corn tortillas and your favorite toppings.

Nutrion facts:

Total Fat 22.4g 34%
    Saturated Fat 8.0g  
Cholesterol 77mg 26%
Sodium 697mg 28%
Potassium 353mg 10%
Total Carbohydrates 40.3g 13%
Dietary Fiber 3.7g 15%
Protein 23.9g 48%
Sugars 15g  
Vitamin A 16IU  
Vitamin C 3mg  
Calcium 76mg  
Iron 3mg  
Thiamin 0mg  
Niacin 7mg  
Vitamin B6 0mg  
Magnesium 60mg  
Folate 12mcg