Slow Cooker Shredded Pork with Thai Peanut Sauce
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours
We love shredded meats. Like, really love them. They are so easy to make (usually in the slow cooker) and you can ‘sauc-ify’ them easily to give them such amazing flavor. Then you can use the shredded meats in tacos, enchiladas, on “haystacks” or in soups, etc.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) pork roast
  • - Salt and pepper
  • 1 - red bell pepper(s)
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 1/2 - cup(s) soy sauce
  • 1/4 - cup(s) peanut butter
  • 1 - Tbsp vinegar
  • 1 - Tbsp lime juice
  • 1 - tsp ground ginger
  • 1 - tsp garlic powder
  • Garnish: - green onions and lime slices**
  • Garnish: - chopped peanuts**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - salad**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Seed and slice the red bell pepper. Thinly slice the onion.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together the soy sauce, peanut butter, vinegar, lime juice, ground ginger and garlic powder. Add in a few pinches of salt and pepper.
  3. Add the pork roast to the base of the slow cooker and add the bell peppers and onions over the top. Pour the Thai peanut sauce over the top. (If you slow cooker runs hot, add ½ cup of water around the pork roast.)
  4. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Once cooked, use 2 forks and shred the pork meat into the sauce.
  5. Cook rice, as directed.
  6. Prepare salad.
  7. Serve Shredded Pork with Thai Peanut Sauce over rice with side salad.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Seed and slice 2 red bell peppers. Thinly slice 2 onions.
  2. In a mixing bowl, whisk together 1 cup soy sauce, 1/2 cup peanut butter, 2 Tbsp vinegar, 2 Tbsp lime juice, 2 tsp ground ginger and 2 tsp garlic powder. Add in a few pinches of salt and pepper.

To each gallon-size plastic freezer baggie, add the following ingredients:

  • 2 lb. pork roast
  • Half of the sliced red bell peppers
  • Half of the sliced onions
  • Salt and pepper
  • Half of the prepared soy-peanut sauce into each bag

Remove as much air as possible and seal. Add label to baggie and freeze.

Freeze & Thaw Instructions

Put baggie in the freezer and freeze up to 6 months in fridge freezer or 12 months in a deep freezer. Thaw in the fridge overnight, or a warm bowl of water for about 20 minutes, before transferring to the slow cooker and cooking on low for 8 hours.

Dairy-Free Modifications

Recipe is dairy-free when served with dairy-free sides.

Gluten-Free Modifications

Recipe is gluten-free when made with gluten-free soy sauce.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Shredded Pork with Thai Peanut Sauce

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and slow cook on low for 8 hours. Shred pork meat with sauce once cooked.
Serve over rice with side salad.