Korean Beef Tacos with Lime Sour Cream (Slow Cooker)

I don’t know about you, but I’ve been less than impressed with so many slow cooker beef taco recipes. Until these slow cooker Korean Beef Tacos came along, that is. A beef chuck roast is cooked in an Asian inspired broth that includes fresh ginger, rice wine vinegar, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and plenty of garlic. Piled into tortillas and topped with lime sour cream and Sriracha sauce, you’ve got one tasty taco on your hands!

In fact, this may just be my family’s new favorite taco. Even my picky eaters, who usually shy away from beef, loved these tacos. My nine year-old proclaimed that he would eat them every day! Of course, toppings are up to you, but I definitely recommend the lime sour cream and some Sriracha sauce. They complimented the beef perfectly, and were what made these tacos extra tasty and unique.

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Korean Beef Tacos with Lime Sour Cream (Slow Cooker)
Serves 8
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Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
8 hr
Total Time
8 hr 15 min
Prep Time
15 min
Cook Time
8 hr
Total Time
8 hr 15 min
450 calories
21 g
168 g
18 g
50 g
7 g
272 g
691 g
16 g
0 g
9 g
Nutrition Facts
Serving Size
272g
Servings
8
Amount Per Serving
Calories 450
Calories from Fat 161
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 18g
28%
Saturated Fat 7g
37%
Trans Fat 0g
Polyunsaturated Fat 2g
Monounsaturated Fat 7g
Cholesterol 168mg
56%
Sodium 691mg
29%
Total Carbohydrates 21g
7%
Dietary Fiber 1g
5%
Sugars 16g
Protein 50g
Vitamin A
6%
Vitamin C
13%
Calcium
8%
Iron
34%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
Ingredients
For the beef
  1. 1 (3 lb.) beef chuck roast
  2. 1 small onion, sliced
  3. 1/2 cup packed brown sugar
  4. 1/3 cup low sodium soy sauce
  5. 5-6 cloves garlic, minced
  6. 2 tablespoons fresh grated ginger
  7. 3 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  8. 1 tablespoon sesame oil
  9. 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  10. 1/2 teaspoon salt
  11. Small corn or flour tortillas, for serving
For the lime sour cream
  1. 1 cup sour cream
  2. Zest and juice of one lime
  3. Pinch of salt
Optional toppings
  1. Sriracha sauce
  2. Lime wedges
  3. Chopped fresh cilantro
  4. Sesame seeds
Instructions
  1. Place the roast and sliced onion in a lightly greased slow cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl, whisk together the brown sugar, soy sauce, garlic, ginger, vinegar, sesame oil, red pepper flakes and salt. Pour over roast.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours. Remove beef from slow cooker and shred with 2 forks. Spoon some of the sauce from the slow cooker over the meat.
  4. To make the lime sour cream, combine the ingredients in a medium bowl and mix well.
  5. Warm the tortillas, then top with beef, lime sour cream and desired optional toppings.
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calories
450
fat
18g
protein
50g
carbs
21g
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Comments

  1. Wow, this looks delicious. It’s amazing how something so easy can be so tasty. Who have thought tacos and Asian style meat would go together so well. It’s something like Asia meets Mexico. Thank you.

  2. What an awesome taco and slow cooker idea. Bookmarked and will be happening here soon as I know my sons would love some!

  3. Just finished devouring this. Since I have a hard time following directions to a “T”, I made a few adjustments that turned out great. Added sriracha to my sour cream (as well as serving it on the side) and reduced the liquid from the slow cooker by about three-fourths before pouring over the meat. Man oh man! Topped it off with some pre-made broccoli slaw. Thanks for another winner, Danelle!

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