Asian Pulled Pork

This Asian Pulled Pork is our twist on the classic – it’s slimming friendly and sooo tasty if you’re calorie counting or following Weight Watchers!

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You’re more than welcome to just have the Asian Pulled Pork on its own, but we made them into some rather colourful mini tacos/wraps.

Making the Asian Pulled Pork into wraps makes it so much easier to eat, and you can get 4 mini wraps out of a Weight Watchers white wrap.

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As a result, we’ve included all the separate components to this Asian Pulled Pork – the spicy dressing and the carrot and red cabbage salad.

I urge you to try this  Asian Pulled Pork with all of the bits combined. It’ll blow your mind. The acidity of the salad compliments the savoury-ness of the Asian Pulled Pork and the dressing gives it a spicy zing.

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The carrot and red cabbage salad is ridiculously easy to make. The lime juice adds such freshness and zing to this Asian Pulled Pork recipe. It’s pretty similar to our Asian salad, just minus the fish sauce. If the idea of fish sauce creeps you out – just leave it out.

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The Spicy Sauce for this recipe is made of Quark, Sriracha and rice vinegar. Ok, ok.. I know Quark can be pretty rank when used the wrong way. But you wouldn’t know this was made with Quark!

If you like things with a little more heat, feel free to add more Sriracha or even some chilli powder.

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How do I cook this Asian Pulled Pork

Cooking the pork is pretty easy. Just give it a rub with the spice mix in the recipe below. It smells SO nice. Make sure to cut all visible fat from the pork!

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Then you want to pop in into the slow cooker where all the other ingredients are…

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Then cook for 6 hours & et voila your kitchen will be full of the most amazing smell!

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Asian Pulled Pork

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627kcal 13

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INGREDIENTS
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INSTRUCTIONS
To make the Asiain Pulled Pork
  1. Rub the pork all over with the five-spice powder and salt
  2. Add the chicken stock, soy sauce, chilli flakes, rice vinegar, orange zest and Sriracha to the slow cooker
  3. Add granulated sweetener and mix until it's dissolved in the cooking liquor. Add the spring onions, garlic and ginger. Place the pork in, and make sure it's coated well
  4. Put the lid on the slow cooker, set it on High, and cook for 4 hours
  5. After 4 hours turn the slow cooker down to Low and cook until the meat is very tender and cook for another 2 hours
  6. Remove the pork and transfer the sauce to a pan (or turn the slow cooker on to saute if it has that setting) and allow the sauce to reduce by a half
  7. Meanwhile, shred the pork with 2 forks and place it in a bowl
  8. Remove the vegetables from the sauce and pour it through a fat separator, then stir it through the shredded pork
  9. Cut each wrap into 4 quarters, then put a spoonful of the pork mix in each quarter. Fold the edges up so they look like a taco. Put some of the Slaw on top of the pork, then top with a couple of spoons of the spicy sauce
To make the Spicy Sauce
  1. Mix all the ingredients together well.....yes it's that easy!!
To make the slaw
  1. Place the shredded cabbage & carrots in a bowl - set aside
  2. Mix the lime juice, rice vinegar, Sriracha & fish sauce (if using) in a bowl. Mix until the Sriracha is dissolved
  3. Pour the mix over the shredded carrot and cabbage & toss to coat well

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- Defrost thoroughly before reheating (you can use the defrost setting on your microwave.)
- Make sure it is piping hot all the way through before serving.

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9 Comments
  1. Hi. I was just wondering if I can make this without a slow cooker, low and slow in the oven? How would I need to adjust the recipe. Thanks.

  2. Absolutely loved this recipe. Was wondering if I could still do this with pork loin chops or pork strips? Obviously I wouldn’t cook it for quite so long but would I need to change any amounts of the ingredients?

  3. Hi, what is a fat separator? I’ve seen it mentioned in a couple of recipes and I’ve never heard of it. Is it a machine? Or a device like a sieve?

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