Hello Dear Reader,
As you know, I love my slow cooker, big time, and it has proved its worth yet again with this corker of a recipe. It is a classic pulled pork recipe that could be used to fill some fresh fluffy buns and topped with a good coleslaw or pilled in wraps with avo and tomato salsa and topped with crunchy lettuce and a sprinkling of coriander and chilli or as I have done, just served with steamed rice and snow peas for the crunch. I added spring onions and finely slice pickled ginger to the thickened sauce to give it more of an asian edge. It was spectacular.
|Ingredients for Sticky and Delicious Slow Cooker Pulled Pork|
|Chop 1/2 an onion finely and grate 3 garlic cloves|
|Add pork to the bowl of a slow cooker|
1.3 kg to 1.5 kg boneless pork (I used Collar Butt)
1/2 cup honey
1/2 cup balsamic vinegar
1/4 cup Hoi Sin sauce
1/4 cup strawberry jam or Plum would also work
1/2 cup chicken stock (made from stock cube)
3 cloves of garlic, grated on a microplane
1/2 medium onion, chopped finely
1 tablespoon cornflour
Place pork in the bowl of a slow cooker
Combine all ingredients except cornflour, mix well
Pour this mixture over the pork
Cover and cook on low for 8 hours
Remove pork from slow cooker and using two forks, shred meat and place on a serving platter, keep warm
In a small bowl combine the cornflour with 3 tablespoons of water and mix well
Pour liquid from the slow cooker bowl into a small saucepan, add cornflour mixture and bring to a boil and let it reduce and thicken slightly for 3 minutes
Optional-To add an asian flavour to the sauce, add 2 spring onions, finely sliced and 3 pieces of pickled ginger, also finely sliced
Pour sauce over waiting pulled pork and serve immediately. I served this with steamed Basmati rice and barely cooked snow peas so they stayed crunchy.
So, tell me, what is your favourite recipe for "pulled" meat?