Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork Recipe 🍍🐖

Transport your taste buds to a tropical paradise with this Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork. Succulent pork, juicy pineapple, and a flavorful blend of seasonings come together in the slow cooker, creating a dish that’s both comforting and exotic. Let the sweet and tangy pineapple infuse its essence into the tender pork, making every bite a delightful journey. Embrace the simplicity and deliciousness of this slow-cooked masterpiece.

Ingredients:

  • 2.5 lbs pork shoulder or pork loin, cut into chunks 🐖
  • 1 cup pineapple chunks, fresh or canned 🍍
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, grated
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch (optional, for thickening)
  • Green onions and sesame seeds for garnish
  • Cooked rice for serving

Instructions:

  1. Prepare Pork:
  • Cut the pork shoulder or loin into bite-sized chunks.
  1. Create Sauce Mixture:
  • In a bowl, combine pineapple chunks, pineapple juice, soy sauce, brown sugar, minced garlic, and grated ginger. Mix well to create the sauce.
  1. Layer in Slow Cooker:
  • Place the pork chunks in the slow cooker and pour the pineapple sauce mixture over the pork.
  1. Cook on Low:
  • Cover the slow cooker and cook on low for 6-8 hours or until the pork is tender and easily shreds.
  1. Optional Thickening:
  • If you prefer a thicker sauce, mix cornstarch with a small amount of water to create a slurry. Stir the slurry into the slow cooker during the last 30 minutes of cooking.
  1. Shred Pork:
  • Once the pork is cooked, use two forks to shred it directly in the slow cooker. The pork will soak up the delicious pineapple-infused sauce.
  1. Serve Over Rice:
  • Serve the Pineapple Pork over cooked rice.
  1. Garnish:
  • Garnish with sliced green onions and a sprinkle of sesame seeds for a burst of freshness and added flavor.
  1. Enjoy the Tropical Bliss:
  • Dish out a portion of this Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork and relish the tropical flavors that transport you to a culinary paradise.

Variations:

  • Add bell peppers or sliced carrots for a colorful and nutritious addition.
  • Incorporate a touch of chili flakes for a hint of heat.

Allow your slow cooker to do its magic with this delicious Slow Cooker Pineapple Pork. The combination of sweet pineapple and savory pork results in a delicious dish that is ideal for a stress-free and flavorful meal. 🍍🐖✨

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