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Crockpot Steak Bites

Crockpot Steak Bites

Crockpot Steak Bites are tender, juicy, and full of flavor, making them the perfect comfort food for any occasion. Made with sirloin steak, onions, garlic, and a savory au jus gravy, these steak bites are sure to become a family favorite.

Why Make This Recipe

If you’re looking for an easy and delicious dinner recipe that practically cooks itself, these Crockpot Steak Bites are the answer. With just a few simple ingredients and minimal prep time, you can have a hearty and satisfying meal ready to enjoy.

How to Make Crockpot Steak Bites

Ingredients:

  • 3 pounds sirloin steak, cut into bite-sized pieces
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 2 tablespoons vegetable oil
  • 1 small sweet onion, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, thinly sliced
  • 1 cup unsalted beef stock
  • 1 ounce packet au jus gravy mix
  • 4 tablespoons unsalted butter, thinly sliced
  • Fresh chopped parsley for garnish (optional)

Instructions:

  1. Place the steak pieces in a large bowl and season with salt and pepper. Toss to combine.
  2. Heat a large skillet over medium-high heat and add half of the vegetable oil.
  3. Sear the steak pieces in batches until browned on all sides, then transfer them to an 8-quart slow cooker. Add more oil to the skillet if needed.
  4. Once all the steak is seared, add the sliced onion and garlic to the slow cooker, tossing them with the steak pieces.
  5. Pour the beef stock into the slow cooker. Sprinkle the au jus packet over the top, then lay slices of butter over the steak.
  6. Cover the slow cooker and cook on high for 3-4 hours or on low for 6-8 hours, stirring every 30 minutes if possible.
  7. Serve hot, garnished with fresh chopped parsley if desired. Enjoy your delicious slow cooker steak bites!

How to Serve Crockpot Steak Bites

Serve these tender and flavorful steak bites hot, spooned over cooked rice, mashed potatoes, or noodles. They’re perfect for a hearty dinner any night of the week.

How to Store Crockpot Steak Bites

Store any leftover steak bites in an airtight container in the refrigerator for up to 3 days. Reheat them in the microwave or on the stovetop until heated through before serving.

Tips to Make Crockpot Steak Bites

  • Make sure to cut the steak into bite-sized pieces so that they cook evenly in the slow cooker.
  • You can customize this recipe by adding your favorite vegetables, such as bell peppers, mushrooms, or carrots.
  • For extra flavor, you can add a splash of Worcestershire sauce or soy sauce to the beef stock.

FAQs

1. Can I use a different cut of steak for this recipe?

Yes, you can use any tender cut of beef, such as ribeye, tenderloin, or strip steak, for this recipe.

2. Can I skip the searing step and just add the steak to the slow cooker raw?

While searing the steak adds flavor and helps to lock in juices, you can skip this step if you’re short on time. However, the steak may not have as much flavor.

3. Can I freeze the leftovers?

Yes, you can freeze the leftover steak bites in an airtight container for up to 3 months. Thaw them overnight in the refrigerator before reheating and serving.

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