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Teriyaki Pork with Peanut Sauce
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Teriyaki Pork with Peanut Sauce (Slow Cooker)

Thanks to the slow cooker, teriyaki pork with peanut sauce only takes 10 minutes to prep for a dish that's tender, flavorful, and always a crowd-pleaser!
Prep Time10 mins
Cook Time8 hrs
Total Time8 hrs 10 mins
Course: Main Dishes
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: dinner recipes, easy Asian recipes, slow cooker recipes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 404kcal
Author: Shelby Kinnaird

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds boneless pork loin roast (trimmed of fat and cut into 8 pieces)
  • 2/3 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 1/4 cup rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • 1/2 cup creamy peanut butter
  • 1/2 cup scallions (chopped)
  • 1/4 cup cashews or peanuts (chopped)
  • 2 limes (cut into 12 wedges)

Instructions

  • Coat the slow cooker with nonstick cooking spray. Add the pork (in a single layer if possible), turning the pieces cut-side up.
  • In a small bowl, mix the teriyaki sauce, rice vinegar, red pepper flakes (if using), and garlic.
  • Pour the sauce over the pork.
  • Cover and cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours.
  • Transfer the pork to a bowl and shred with two forks.
  • Add the peanut butter to the liquid in the slow cooker and stir until it dissolves.
  • Return the pork to the slow cooker and toss until the meat is well-coated in the sauce.
  • Garnish each serving with scallions, nuts, and a squeeze of lime.

Notes

This recipe is for 12 servings of teriyaki pork.
Leftovers can be stored in an airtight container in the refrigerator for 3-4 days.

Nutrition

Serving: 1serving | Calories: 404kcal | Carbohydrates: 8g | Protein: 45g | Fat: 20g | Saturated Fat: 6g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 0g | Monounsaturated Fat: 0g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 123mg | Sodium: 823mg | Potassium: 0mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 5g | Vitamin A: 0IU | Vitamin C: 0mg | Calcium: 0mg | Iron: 0mg | Net carbs: 7g