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Sweet and Spicy Asian Pork

Heather Thomas, sloCooking


  • ½ cup brown sugar packed
  • ½ cup tamari
  • 2 tsp. powdered garlic
  • 1 tbsp. paprika
  • 2 tsp. powdered ginger
  • 2 ½ lbs. pork shoulder trimmed of fat and cut into 2” pieces
  • Kosher salt and black pepper to taste
  • 1 cup basmati rice
  • 1 medium bok choy sliced thin (about 8 cups)
  • Sliced green onion for garnish


  • Place pork in a slow cooker
  • Stir together: brown sugar, tamari, powdered garlic, paprika, powdered ginger – mix to combine
  • Pour over pork and make sure it is completely covered
  • Cook 4-5 hours on high or 7-8 hours on low, following your cooker’s instructions
  • minutes before pork is done cooking, prepare rice
  • minutes before serving, mix bok choy into meat, stir and cook until heated through
  • Serve over rice