Slow-Cooker Asian Pork With Snow Peas, Red Peppers, and Soba Noodles
Serves 6| Hands-On Time: | Total Time:
- 1/2 cup low-sodium soy sauce
- 1/2 cup dark brown sugar
- 2 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
- 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
- 1 1-inch piece fresh ginger, peeled and sliced
- 1⁄4 to 1⁄2 teaspoon crushed red pepper
- 2 1/2 pounds pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
- 12 ounces soba noodles
- 2 red bell peppers, thinly sliced
- 1/2 pound snow peas, trimmed
- chopped roasted peanuts, for serving
- 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).
- 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.
- 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.
- Per Serving
- Calories 675
- Fat 22g
- Sat Fat 7g
- Cholesterol 148mg
- Sodium 745mg
- Protein 51g
- Carbohydrate 65g
- Sugar 25g
- Fiber 4g
- Iron 7mg
- Calcium 93mg
What does this mean? See Nutrition 101 .
For extra flavor, sprinkle the pork with toasted sesame seeds.