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Slow Cooker Char Siu Pork Roast

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If you're looking for a tasty, Asian-style meal that's hearty and satisfying, look no further than this recipe for Char Siu Pork Roast. Though the name may sound fancy, the ingredients are minimal and the preparation is simple. This dish makes a great family meal when served with steamed white or brown rice. And if you're looking to spice up the authenticity a bit more, serve this char siu pork roast with traditional sticky rice and a vegetable stir fry of bell peppers, carrots, snow peas, sliced baby corn and water chestnuts.

Char Siu Pork Roast
Slow-cooked to perfection in your Crock-Pot® 7-Quart Manual Slow Cooker, the Char Siu Pork Roast becomes tantalizingly juicy and tender. Best of all, the zest and thickness of the sauce can be adjusted to your personal preference in the slow cooker by controlling the amount of each ingredient.


  • 1/4 cup lower-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 tablespoons ketchup
  • 3 tablespoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons minced garlic
  • 2 teaspoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 teaspoon dark sesame oil
  • 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder
  • 2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, trimmed
  • 1/2 cup fat-free chicken broth, low sodium.


  1. In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, hoisin sauce, ketchup, honey, minced garlic, fresh ginger, sesame oil and five-spice powder. Whisk well.
  2. Pour mixture into zip-top plastic bag.
  3. Add pork shoulder to bag and seal.
  4. Marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours.
  5. Add the pork and marinade to your slow cooker.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  7. Use a slotted spoon to remove pork.
  8. Place on cutting board and cover with aluminum foil to keep warm.
  9. Add chicken broth to marinade in slow cooker. Cover and cook on low for 30 minutes.
  10. Shred pork with two forks and serve with sauce, rice and vegetable medley if desired.
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