Cut 3 lbs. of beef chuck into 1 inch cubes. Coat with a mixture of:
- 1/4 flour
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1/2 tsp chili powder
- 1/2 tsp ground ginger
- 1/4 tsp black pepper
Brown meat on all sides in 2 Tbs. oil, then place into crock pot.
Saute in the same oil and then add to the pot:
- 1 med. onion, sliced
- 2 garlic cloves, chopped
Combine and add to pot:
- 1/2 cup water
- 1/4 cup soy sauce
- 2 Tbs. hoisin sauce (mine had plum in it)
- 2 Tbs. ketchup
- 1 Tbs. honey
Stir. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours or high for 4 hours.
- 1/2 lb snow peas (I used frozen)
- 1 can sliced water chestnuts
Set on high, cover and cook for 20 more minutes. Serve with fried Chinese noodles.