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Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork

Rated as 3.77 out of 5 Stars

"Come home to an Asian-inspired slow-cooked dinner of sweet and sour pork made in the slow cooker. Just make a pot of rice and dinner is ready."
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Ingredients

8 h 25 m servings 410 cals
Original recipe yields 4 servings

Directions

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  1. Coat a large skillet with nonstick cooking spray. Heat skillet over medium-high heat. Brown meat in hot skillet; drain off fat. Transfer meat to a 3-1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker. Top meat with bell pepper and onion.
  2. Drain canned fruit cocktail, reserving juice. Cover fruit cocktail pieces and refrigerate until needed. Combine reserved fruit cocktail juice, vinegar, soy sauce, ketchup and garlic in a small bowl. Pour over meat and vegetables in slow cooker.
  3. Cover and cook on low for 8 to 10 hours or high for 4 to 4 1/2 hours. Stir in reserved fruit cocktail pieces. Serve over hot cooked rice. If desired, sprinkle with sesame seeds.

Nutrition Facts


Per Serving: 410 calories; 21.6 g fat; 26.6 g carbohydrates; 25.7 g protein; 89 mg cholesterol; 1109 mg sodium. Full nutrition

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Most helpful positive review

Awesome! I substituted chicken thighs for the pork, pineapple for the cocktail, and added some halved grape tomatoes at the end. The sauce need some thickening, so added a couple teaspoons of ar...

Most helpful critical review

Not bad, but not quite what I was expecting flavour-wise. Did try to thicken it up but sauce was still runny.

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Awesome! I substituted chicken thighs for the pork, pineapple for the cocktail, and added some halved grape tomatoes at the end. The sauce need some thickening, so added a couple teaspoons of ar...

This was a super hit. Everyone in my family loved it. I did use only 1 green pepper instead of 2. My family likes bell peppers only in moderation ;-). I also did not add the bell pepper and drai...

I had 2Lbs of a pork shoulder left, I had to use it, this seemed like a good choice. It was! It was flavorful and super tender. Unfortunately I'm the only person who would eat it, my daughter...

We used these ingredients but cooked in a Wok. 20 minutes later and my family was eating and happy.

Awesome. Awesome. Awesome!!!

Not bad, but not quite what I was expecting flavour-wise. Did try to thicken it up but sauce was still runny.

Very good. I didn't have the fruit cocktail, so instead added a can of chunk pineapple. For color, I used one of each pepper, red and green. We served this over brown rice and the entire family ...

Cooked exactly as per original recipe. It got family reviews of "it's OK" which is my vote too. It's pretty easy to make, maybe it's best attribute.

It was okay, but not restaurant quality.