We love shredded meats. Like, really love them. They are so easy to make (usually in the slow cooker) and you can ‘sauc-ify’ them easily to give them such amazing flavor. Then you can use the shredded meats in tacos, enchiladas, on “haystacks” or in soups, etc.
This didn’t start out as a “haystack” kind of meal…but ended up as one after I finished adding all the garnishes!
- Shredded pork
- Peanut sauce (I made my own, but you can buy the peanut sauce from the store…Asian aisle.)
- Bell peppers
- Chopped peanuts
- Sliced green onions
- Lime wedges
All these garnishes are totally optional – but the core of this is the shredded pork, peanut sauce and peppers. Start with those and then go crazy with your preferred toppings!
This is a lick your plate clean kind of meal….enjoy!
Slow Cooker Shredded Pork with Thai Peanut Sauce
Yield – 4 servings
Preparation Time – 5 minutes
Cooking Time – 8 hours
- 2 lb. pork roast
- Salt and pepper
- 1 red bell pepper
- 1 small white onion
- ½ cup soy sauce
- ¼ cup peanut butter
- 1 Tbsp vinegar
- 1 Tbsp lime juice
- 1 tsp ground ginger
- 1 tsp garlic powder
- Green onions, chopped peanuts, lime slices; as garnish
- Rice; as side dish
- Salad; as side dish
- Seed and slice the red bell pepper. Thinly slice the onion.
- In a mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, peanut butter, vinegar, lime juice, ground ginger and garlic powder. Add in a few pinches of salt and pepper.
- Add the pork roast to the base of the slow cooker and add the bell peppers and onions over the top. Pour the Thai peanut sauce over the top. (If you slow cooker runs hot, add ½ cup of water around the pork roast.)
- Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, use 2 forks and shred the pork meat into the sauce.
- Cook rice, as directed.
- Prepare salad.
- Serve Shredded Pork with Thai Peanut Sauce over rice with side salad.
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Erin’s Personal Recommendations for FreezEasy Meal Supplies:
- Freezer Bags, gallon size
- Freezer Bags, 2 gallon size
- Disposable 9×5 Loaf Pans or Reusable Silicon Freezer Safe/Oven Safe Loaf Pans
- Disposable 9×13 Aluminum Foil Pans or Reusable Silicon Freezer/Oven Safe 9×13 Pan (I’d recommend using a baking sheet with this one when cooking!)
- Heavy Duty Aluminum Foil
- Melamine Mixing Bowls with pouring spout, 3 ct. set (3 qt., 2 qt., and 1 1/2 qt.)
- Dishwasher safe Cutting Boards, set of 4
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