Slow Cooker Asian Pulled Pork w/ Coconut Rice
Ready in 4 hours & 25 minutes - 10 hours & 25 minutes (25 Minutes Active Cook Time) | Gluten-Free
Unpack Your Kit Ingredients
SLOW COOKER INGREDIENTS:
Italian extra virgin olive oil packets* (Rustico)
local bone-in pork steaks (Circle B Ranch)
quartered yellow onion
rice wine vinegar
organic beef broth (Clearly Organic)
sweet & spicy sauce (Happy Food Co)
COCONUT RICE INGREDIENTS:
organic coconut oil
chopped white onion
jasmine blend rice (InHarvest)
unsweetened shredded coconut
sliced green onions
SWEET & SPICY TOPPINGS:
all natural rice vinegar
sliced red onion
*If the olive oil has solidified in the fridge, return to liquid by running under warm water.
Grab Your Cookware and Staples
large sauté pan
salt and pepper
medium sauce pot with lid
microplane or grater
LET'S GET STARTED! (10 minutes prep)
Step 1: Sear the Steaks
EMPTY contents of extra virgin olive oil packets to heat in large sauté pan.
SEASON local bone-in pork steaks with salt and pepper.
SEAR pork steaks on both sides until well-browned, about 2-3 minutes per side.
ADD pork steaks to slow cooker.
Step 2: Prepare Your Slow Cooker
ADD broth bag (quartered yellow onion, garlic cloves, jalapeños), coconut aminos, ONE tablespoon sugar, organic beef broth, and 1/4 cup rice vinegar in slow cooker.
Step 3: Cook the Steaks
TURN slow cooker to desired temperature setting (high or low).
COOK for 4-5 hours on HIGH heat or 8-10 hours (or overnight) on LOW heat or until pork is completely fork-tender.
WHILE THE PORK IS COOKING... (5 minutes)
Step 4: Pickle, Pickle
PLACE contents of "pickle me" container (sliced red onions and jalapeños in a medium bowl. Separate onion rings as needed.
COMBINE remaining rice vinegar, remaining sugar, and 1/2 TEASPOON of kosher salt in a medium sauce pot.
COOK on medium heat until sugar has dissolved, about 2 minutes.
POUR vinegar mixture over onions and jalapeños.
WRAP tightly with plastic wrap and set aside while pork is cooking.
GET READY TO EAT! (20 minutes before eating)
5. Make the Coconut Rice
MELT coconut oil over medium-low heat in medium sauce pot.
SAUTÉ chopped white onion until soft but not browned, about 5 minutes.
ADD jasmine rice and unsweetened shredded coconut and sauté for 1 minute.
STIR IN coconut milk and ONE CUP of water. Season generously with salt and pepper.
COVER with lid and simmer on low heat until liquid is absorbed, about 15 minutes.
CHOP mint into small pieces.
REMOVE rice from heat and stir in sliced green onions, chopped cilantro, and chopped mint.
ZEST whole lime over rice with microplane or grater. (Feel free to use the juice of the lime for another recipe!
TASTE and re-season as needed with salt and pepper.
6. Shred the Pork & Serve It
Once pork is finished cooking:
REMOVE the bones and fat from pork.
SHRED the meat with fork in large bowl. Discard seasoned broth.
MIX shredded pork with sweet & spicy sauce.
SERVE the shredded pork over the coconut rice with pickled onions and jalapeños.
ENJOY! You've earned it.
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