Slow Cooked Asian Pork

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Slow Cooked Asian Inspired Pork Shoulder

Keep your house cool and dinner easy with this tasty Asian inspired pork shoulder crockpot recipe.  Put it in the crockpot in the morning and don’t worry about what’s for dinner tonight.   Shred the pork with a couple forks and dig in.  Don’t have a crockpot?  Simmer , stirring occasionally, on the stovetop covered ~ 2 hours (or until pork is tender) instead and shred with a fork.

  • Author: beckie
  • Prep Time: 15 Minutes
  • Cook Time: 8 Hours
  • Total Time: 8 hours 15 minutes
  • Yield: 6
  • Category: Main Dish
  • Method: Crockpot / Instapot / Braised
  • Cuisine: Asian


  • 3 lb boneless pork shoulder
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp ginger, minced
  • 1 1/2 Tbsp garlic, minced
  • 1/3 cup brown sugar
  • 1 1/2 tsp five spice powder
  • 1/3 cup soy sauce (tamari)
  • 1/3 cup rice vinegar


  • Add all ingredients to crockpot and stir.  Turn to low for 6-8 hours.  Shred pork with a fork.  Serve with rice and Asian Cucumber Salad.  Add sea salt to taste.  Happy Eating!  Beckie


Things In My Kitchen:

  • Crockpot – Throw all the ingredients in and walk away.

Keywords: Crockpot, Instant Pot, Braised, Dairy Free, Paleo, Whole 30, Keto, Pork Shoulder, Boston Butt

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Slow Cooked Asian Pork

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