Slow-Cooker Asian Pork With Snow Peas, Red Peppers, and Soba Noodles

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  • Serves 6
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    Nutritional Information

    Per Serving

    • Calories 675 calories
    • Fat 22 g
    • Sat Fat 7 g
    • Cholesterol 148 mg
    • Sodium 745 mg
    • Protein 51 g
    • Carbohydrate 65 g
    • Sugar 25 g
    • Fiber 4 g
    • Iron 7 mg
    • Calcium 93 mg


  1. Check 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  2. Check 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
  3. Check 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
  4. Check 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  5. Check 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
  6. Check 1⁄4 to 1⁄2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
  7. Check 2 1/2 pounds pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  8. Check 12 ounces soba noodles
  9. Check 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
  10. Check 1/2 pound snow peas, trimmed
  11. Check chopped roasted peanuts, for serving
  12. Check


  1. In a 4- to 6-quart slow cooker, stir together the soy sauce, sugar, vinegar, oil, ginger, and crushed red pepper. Add the pork and toss to combine. Cover and cook until the pork is tender, on low for 7 to 8 hours or on high for 4 to 5 hours (this will shorten total cooking time).
  2. Fifteen minutes before serving, cook the soba noodles according to the package directions, adding the bell peppers and snow peas to the water during the last minute of cooking.
  3. Meanwhile, transfer the pork to a medium bowl; set aside. Pour the cooking liquid into a large skillet and boil until slightly thickened, 4 to 5 minutes. Add the pork and toss to combine. Serve the pork over the noodles and vegetables; sprinkle with the peanuts.