Tuesday, December 9, 2008

Char Sui Pork {Crockpot}

Crockpot recipe's are perfect for busy mom's!





Char Siu Pork


Slow Cooker Char Siu Pork Roast is a Chinese version of barbecue. Serve with sticky or long-grain white rice and a steamed or stir-fried medley of bell peppers, carrots, snow peas, & sliced baby corn.


Ingredients:

1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce

1/4 cup hoisin sauce

3 tablespoons ketchup

3 tablespoons honey

2 teaspoons bottled minced garlic

2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger

1 teaspoon dark sesame oil

1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder

2 pounds boneless Boston butt pork roast, trimmed (pork loin will work)

1 cup fat-free, less-sodium chicken broth


Preparation:

Combine first 8 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk. Place in a large zip-top plastic bag. Add pork to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours, turning occasionally.


Place pork and marinade in an electric slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 5 hours. Remove pork from slow cooker using a slotted spoon; place on a cutting board or work surface. Cover with aluminum foil; keep warm. Add broth to sauce in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 30 minutes or until sauce thickens. Shred pork with 2 forks; serve with sauce.

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