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Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork

Pork roast cooked in the slow cooker with sweet-and-sour sauce and pineapple chunks can be plated and drizzled with sauce right from the pan.

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  • prep time 20 min
  • total time 5 hr 0 min
  • ingredients 7
  • servings 4
 

Ingredients

2
tablespoons butter or margarine
1
boneless pork shoulder blade roast (2 lb)
1
jar (10 oz) sweet-and-sour sauce
1/4
cup chicken broth
1
can (20 oz) pineapple chunks in juice, drained
1/4
cup cold water
1
tablespoon cornstarch

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LOCATION

Steps

  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add pork roast; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned.
  • 2 Into 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, pour sweet-and-sour sauce. Add pork, broth and drained pineapple.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours.
  • 4 About 15 minutes before serving, in small bowl, mix water and cornstarch until smooth. Remove pork from slow cooker; place on cutting board or serving platter. Stir cornstarch mixture into juices in slow cooker. Return pork to slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 10 minutes or until sauce has slightly thickened. Cut pork into slices; serve with sauce.
  • 1 In 10-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Add pork roast; cook 3 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned.
  • 2 Into 3 1/2- to 4-quart slow cooker, pour sweet-and-sour sauce. Add pork, broth and drained pineapple.
  • 3 Cover; cook on Low heat setting 4 hours 30 minutes to 5 hours.
  • 4 About 15 minutes before serving, in small bowl, mix water and cornstarch until smooth. Remove pork from slow cooker; place on cutting board or serving platter. Stir cornstarch mixture into juices in slow cooker. Return pork to slow cooker. Increase heat setting to High; cover and cook 10 minutes or until sauce has slightly thickened. Cut pork into slices; serve with sauce.

EXPERT TIPS

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Expert Tips

Serve with rice and a tossed green salad.

Nutritional information

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Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
660
(
Calories from Fat
340),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
38g
38%
(Saturated Fat
14g,
14%
Trans Fat
1/2g
1/2%
),
Cholesterol
170mg
170%;
Sodium
460mg
460%;
Total Carbohydrate
31g
31%
(Dietary Fiber
2g
2%
  Sugars
23g
23%
),
Protein
50g
50%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%;
Vitamin C
10%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
15%;
Exchanges:
0 Starch; 1 Fruit; 1 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 7 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 3 1/2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.