Hoisin Beef Stew with Snow Peas

Hoisin Beef Stew with Snow Peas Recipe
Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Susan Vajaranant
Beef stew gets an Asian-inspired twist with this easy slow-cooker supper. The beef short ribs in Hoisin Beef Stew with Snow Peas cook until they are literally falling off the bone.




Serves 6

Recipe Time

Prep: 10 Minutes
Cook: 7 Hours

Nutritional Information

Calories 614
Fat 28 g
Satfat 12 g
Protein 57 g
Carbohydrate 33 g
Fiber 3 g
Cholesterol 216 mg
Sodium 1512 mg


1 tablespoon vegetable oil
5 pounds beef short ribs
1 14-oz. jar hoisin sauce
4 cloves garlic, finely chopped
1 tablespoon finely chopped fresh ginger
8 ounces snow peas, halved crosswise
3 scallions, white and light green parts, sliced


1. Warm oil in a large pot over medium-high heat. Sprinkle short ribs with salt and brown on all sides, turning with tongs, about 6 minutes total. Transfer to a slow cooker.

2. In a bowl, whisk hoisin sauce, 1/2 cup water, garlic and ginger. Pour over short ribs. Cover; cook on low until meat is falling off bones, 6 to 7 hours.

3. Stir in snow peas, cover and cook until warmed through, 5 to 10 minutes. Sprinkle with scallions and serve.


December 2011
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