Slow-Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork

  • Prep 15 min
  • Total 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

Steps

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  • 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.

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Tips

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.

Nutritional Information

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
500
Calories from Fat
120
% Daily Value
Total Fat
14g
21%
Saturated Fat
4 1/2g
24%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
110mg
36%
Sodium
1110mg
46%
Potassium
710mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
52g
17%
Dietary Fiber
1g
6%
Sugars
20g
Protein
41g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
20%
20%
Vitamin C
35%
35%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
20%
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 Choice
3 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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