Slow Cooker Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin
Yield: 4 servings
Active Time: 10 minutes
Prep Time: 10 minutes
Cook Time: 8 hours in slow cooker
This is such a flavorful dinner! Not only is it flavorful, it’s so simple to prepare.

Ingredients for Single Meal

  • 2 - lb(s) pork tenderloin
  • 1 - small white onion(s)
  • 1 - cup(s) teriyaki sauce
  • 2 - tsp minced garlic
  • 1 - tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • - Salt and pepper
  • Garnish: - sliced green onions**
  • Side: - rice**
  • Side: - veggies**
  • 1 - gallon-size freezer baggie(s)
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Cooking Directions for Single Meal

  1. Thinly slice the onion.
  2. Add the pork tenderloin to the base of the slow cooker. Add the thin onion slices on top. Pour the teriyaki sauce onto the pork tenderloin and onion slices. Add the minced garlic and crushed red pepper flakes over the top. Sprinkle salt and pepper to taste.
  3. Set on low and cook for 8 hours. Remove tenderloin from the slow cooker and let sit for 5 minutes before slicing. Spoon sauce out of slow cooker to serve over sliced pork pieces.
  4. Cook the rice, as directed.
  5. Prepare veggies.
  6. Serve Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin with sliced green onions garnish, rice and veggies.

Freezeasy Meal Prep Directions

  1. Thinly slice 2 onions.

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

  • 2 lbs. pork tenderloin
  • Half of the thinly sliced white onions
  • 1 cup teriyaki sauce
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 1 tsp crushed red pepper flakes
  • Salt and pepper

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

Check the teriyaki sauce for hidden gluten.

Printable Label Recipe Title

Slow Cooker Teriyaki Pork Tenderloin

Printable Label Instructions

Thaw and place in slow cooker. Cook on low for 8 hours. Let sit for 5 minutes, then slice and add sauce to each serving.
Serve with green onion garnish, rice and veggies.