Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork

Looking for a hearty dinner? Then check out this slow-cooked sweet and sour pork recipe – a delightful meal.

  • Prep Time 15 min
  • Total Time 6 hr 20 min
  • Servings 4

Ingredients

1 1/2
lb. boneless pork loin, cut into cubes
1
can (8 oz) pineapple tidbits, in unsweetened juice, undrained
1
medium red or green bell pepper, cut into squares
3
tablespoons brown sugar
1/2
teaspoon ginger
1/4
cup vinegar
3
tablespoons soy sauce
2/3
cup uncooked regular long-grain white rice
1 1/3
cups water
3
tablespoons water
2
tablespoons cornstarch

  • 1 In 3 1/2 to 4-quart slow cooker, combine pork, pineapple, bell pepper, brown sugar, ginger, vinegar and soy sauce; mix well.
  • 2 Cover; cook on low setting for 6 to 8 hours.
  • 3 About 25 minutes before serving, cook rice in 1 1/3 cups water as directed on package.
  • 4 About 5 minutes before serving, in small bowl, combine 3 tablespoons water and cornstarch; blend well. Stir into pork mixture in slow cooker. Cover; cook on high setting for an additional 5 minutes or until thickened. Serve pork mixture over rice.

Expert Tips

You can use converted rice if you like rice to be fluffier and more separated. It will take about 5 minutes longer to cook than regular rice.

Nutrition Information

NUTRITION INFORMATION PER SERVING

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
(
Calories from Fat
120),
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
14%
(Saturated Fat
4 1/2g,
4 1/2%
Trans Fat
0g
0%
),
Cholesterol
110mg
110%;
Sodium
1110mg
1110%;
Total Carbohydrate
52g
52%
(Dietary Fiber
1g
1%
  Sugars
20g
20%
),
Protein
41g
41%
;
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%;
Vitamin C
35%;
Calcium
4%;
Iron
20%;
Exchanges:
2 Starch; 0 Fruit; 1 1/2 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 0 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 4 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 0 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choices:
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.