Slow-Cooker Asian Pork With Noodles and Broccoli

Photo by Yunhee Kim
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  • Serves 6
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  • Nutritional Information

    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 570 calories
    • Fat 22 g
    • Sat Fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 148 mg
    • Sodium 709 mg
    • Protein 78 g
    • Carbohydrate 41 g
    • Sugar 5 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 5 mg
    • Calcium 76 mg


  1. Check cup hoisin sauce
  2. Check 2tablespoons soy sauce
  3. Check 2tablespoons cornstarch
  4. Check 2tablespoons chopped fresh ginger (from a 2-inch piece)
  5. Check 2 cloves garlic, chopped
  6. Check 1teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  7. Check 1/4teaspoon ground cloves
  8. Check pounds boneless pork shoulder or butt, trimmed and cut in half
  9. Check 1 8.8-ounce package udon or soba noodles
  10. Check 1 bunch broccoli (about 1 pound), cut into florets
  11. Check 2tablespoons rice vinegar
  12. Check sliced red chilies, for serving


  1. In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, combine the hoisin, soy sauce, cornstarch, ginger, garlic, sesame oil, cloves, and ¾ cup water. Add the pork and turn to coat. Cover and cook until the pork is very tender, on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 5 to 6 hours (this will shorten total recipe time).
  2. Twenty minutes before serving, cook the noodles according to the package directions, adding the broccoli during the last 2 minutes of cooking.
  3. Using 2 forks, shred the meat. Add the vinegar and mix to combine. Serve the pork over the noodles with the broccoli and chilies.