1 pound ground beef, 95% lean meat ( 93% lean 7% fat lean ground (extra beef) )
1 tablespoon sesame oil
1 teaspoon garlic powder
1 teaspoon ginger ( minced )
1 tablespoon tomato paste
1/4 cup brown sugar
1/4 cup soy sauce
1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes to taste
green onion ( for garnish )
Add beef to slow cooker and break it up into small chunks with a spoon.
In a small bowl, stir together the brown sugar, soy sauce, sesame oil, garlic powder, red pepper, ginger and tomato paste. Stir into the slow cooker and really coat the beef.
Cover and cook on LOW for about 3-4 hours.
Stir again, breaking up chunks.
5. Serve beef and sauce over rice and garnish with green onion.