Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos – Recipe

This recipe Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos 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!


  • 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.


  • Partner tip: Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup


Simple Slow-Cooked Korean Beef Soft Tacos – Recipe