Recipe courtesy of Lisa Lillien

Sweet-Hot Steak Bites

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  • Level: Easy
  • Total: 5 hr 40 min
  • Prep: 10 min
  • Cook: 5 hr 30 min
  • Yield: 5 servings
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1 (8-ounce) can crushed pineapple packed in juice, lightly drained

1/3 cup sweet Asian chile sauce

1/2 teaspoon reduced-sodium or lite soy sauce

1/4 teaspoon crushed red pepper, or more to taste

1 pound raw, lean filet mignon or leanest cut available, cut into about 30 bite-size pieces

Salt and freshly ground black pepper

1 onion, finely chopped

Cherry tomatoes, for serving, optional


Special equipment:
Crock pot
  1. Place pineapple, chile sauce, soy sauce, and crushed red pepper in a crock pot. Mix well.
  2. Season beef with 1/8 teaspoon salt and 1/8 teaspoon pepper and add to the crock pot. Add onion and stir to coat.
  3. Cover and cook on high for 3 to 4 hours or on low for 7 to 8 hours.
  4. Season with additional crushed red pepper, if desired and serve with tomatoes, if using. Serve with excess sauce and toothpicks. Yum!

Cook’s Note

Alternatively, recipe can be baked in the oven, covered, at 325 degrees F for 3 to 4 hours.