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Slow Cooker Caribou Stew

Rated as 5 out of 5 Stars

"Tasty slow cooker stew recipe from Western Alaska. Tailor it to your region by using beef, moose, or other local meat. Throw it in the slow cooker or on the wood stove and let it fill your home with the savory smell of warmth and comfort."
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8 h 25 m servings 327
Original recipe yields 8 servings


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  1. Place flour in a shallow bowl; press meat into the flour to coat and shake off the excess flour.
  2. Heat vegetable oil in a large skillet over medium; cook and stir meat until browned on all sides, about 5 minutes. Transfer meat to a large slow cooker. Pour beef stock over meat in slow cooker; add potatoes, carrots, celery, onion, diced tomatoes with juice, oregano, Worcestershire sauce, thyme, garlic, and bay leaves. Gently stir mixture.
  3. Cook on Low for 8 hours.


  • Cook's Note:
  • The stew can also be cooked on the stove in a Dutch oven.
  • Partner Tip
  • Try using a Reynolds® slow cooker liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 327 calories; 3.5 39.6 32.7 69 243 Full nutrition

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Delicious. I made it exactly like the recipe with moose meat.

used 1.1kg of frozen caribou meat - it was delicious and lasted me and my partner several days. Excellent fresh and heated up.

Loved by everyone. Will make this again soon and I wouldn't change a thing.

The caribou was super tender and not gamey at all! I would definitely recommend this recipe.

I have never had or cooked caribou before, this was my very first time. I was a bit nervous after hearing so many mixed opinions about caribou meat -gamey/tough/dry etc. A friend gave us a nice...