Crock Pot Asian Pork Roast

Total Time
5hrs 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 5 hrs

This is my favorite way to make pork roast. Adapted this recipe from Light & Tasty.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Place onions in a 5-qt. slow cooker. In a small bowl, combine the garlic, salt and pepper. Cut roast in half; rub with garlic mixture. Put roast in the slow cooker and add bay leaves.
  2. In a small bowl, combine hot water and honey; stir in the soy sauce, vinegar, ginger and cloves. Pour over pork. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until a meat thermometer reads 160°F.
  3. Remove meat and onions from slow cooker; keep warm. Discard bay leaves. In a small bowl, combine cornstarch and cold water until smooth. Gradually stir into slow cooker. Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes or until thickened, stirring twice.
  4. Slice pork; top with onions, sauce and sesame seeds. Serve on a bed of rice if desired.
Most Helpful

This was super easy to make and my whole house smelled *wonderful* as it cooked. My husband has always claimed to detest pork but he gobbled this up as did my picky toddler. This recipe is a keeper! I served it with quinoa and also steamed some broccoli that I sprinkled with sesame oil & Ponzu sauce and it was fantastic with the pork.

seattlejessica January 25, 2010

This made for a tasty dinner. I started with a frozen pork loin so that solved any small amount of liquids in the recipe. The only change I made was to use red wine vinegar instead of rice wine vinegar. I shredded the pork and let it sit in the sauce for a hour before draining off to make the next sauce. I will skip the sauce next time as I liked it better before. Thanks for a great twist to our normal pork loin. update: served this on rolls with mayo, pickles and seasoning salt - very good

Ceezie December 05, 2009

The flavor of this was great. The onions were almost too much for my family and the ginger gave it some zing. Everyone enjoyed it however. I did half the recipe and cooked it for about 3 hours on low. Turned out juicy and moist.

GuarinoMom April 28, 2010