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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
Diet: Diabetic
Keyword: dinner recipes, easy Asian recipes, slow cooker recipes
Servings: 12 servings
Calories: 324kcal
Author: Diabetic Foodie

Ingredients

  • 5 pounds boneless pork loin roast (trimmed of fat and cut into 8 pieces)
  • cup teriyaki sauce
  • ¼ cup rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes (optional)
  • 5 cloves garlic (minced)
  • ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • ½ cup scallions (chopped)
  • ¼ 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.
    5 pounds boneless pork loin roast
  • In a small bowl, mix the teriyaki sauce, rice vinegar, red pepper flakes (if using), and garlic.
    ⅔ cup teriyaki sauce, ¼ cup rice vinegar, 2 teaspoons red pepper flakes, 5 cloves 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.
    ½ cup creamy peanut butter
  • 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.
    ½ cup scallions, ¼ cup cashews or peanuts, 2 limes

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

Calories: 324kcal | Carbohydrates: 10g | Protein: 47g | Fat: 9.9g | Saturated Fat: 2.7g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1.7g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3.3g | Trans Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 122.9mg | Sodium: 295.9mg | Potassium: 109.9mg | Fiber: 1.2g | Sugar: 6.1g | Net carbs: 8.8g