This is one of my go-to recipes when I want a simple shredded beef dish. I use it for tacos, burritos, rice bowls, and quesadillas as well as adding it to soups and stews. The spices add a ton of flavor and flank steak shreds beautifully after eight hours in the slow cooker.
Slow Cooker Braised Flank Steak
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- 2 lb lean flank steak, trimmed of all fat
- 1 tsp salt
- 1 tsp pepper
- 1 tsp paprika
- 1 tsp onion powder
- 1/2 tsp garlic powder
- 1/2 tsp ancho chili powder
- 1/2 tsp cumin
- 1/2 tsp coriander
- 1/2 tsp oregano
- 1 cup beef broth
Mix together all of the spices and rub onto the flank steak.
Heat a grill or skillet over medium high heat. Rub grates with olive oil or heat in skillet. Grill or sear the steak for 2 minutes on each side.
Add to the slow cooker. Pour broth over top. Cook on low for 8 hours. Slice or shred.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
The Nutritional Values provided are estimates only and may vary based on the preparation method.
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