Chinese-Inspired Barbecue Pulled Pork

Inspired by Chinese Char Siu, this easy slow cooker pulled pork recipe mimics the flavors of Chinese five spice, soy sauce, honey and garlic but uses every day ingredients you probably already have on hand. Enjoy this on rice, in sandwiches or use it to make some Asian flavored tacos.

– 2 lb pork – 2 tablespoon honey – 1 and ½ tablespoon rice vinegar – 1 and ½ tablespoon coconut aminos – 2 teaspoon fine sea salt – 1 teaspoon sesame oil – ½ teaspoon cinnamon – ½ teaspoon black pepper – ¼ teaspoon cloves – 4 cloves garlic – ¾ cup water*




Combine all of the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.

Mix sauce.



Pour ⅓ of the sauce over top and use a brush or spatula to ensure that it is evenly coated. Turn the pork over and pour the remaining sauce overtop. Again, brush it to ensure that it is coated. Pour ¾ cup of water around the outside of the pork.

Coat pork.



Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 4-5 hours until tender.




Use a fork to shred the pork. Allow to continue to cook for 10-15 minutes to soak up some of the juices.





Serving Ideas

This Chinese barbecue inspired pork is so full of flavour and would be great for so many things! Enjoy it on a bed of rice (or Coconut Rice) alongside some steamed, roasted or stir fried vegetables for an easy dinner. Or you could: – Use it to make sandwiches – Have Asian inspired tacos - this slaw would be great on top!

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