Slow Cooker Pork with Black Bean Sauce

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recipe by Octopus Publishing www.octopusbooks.co.uk/

  • Time icon
    Total Time
    9hrs 50mins
  • Serves icon
    Serves
    4
  • Calories icon
    Calories
    202

Black bean sauce is a real crowd pleaser. This version is cooked in the slow cooker, meaning you can pop all the ingredients into your slow cooker before you go to work and come up to a deliciously warming meal.

recipe updated May 24, 2019

Ingredients

  • Pork filet icon
    Pork filet
    4g
  • Cornstarch icon
    Cornstarch
    16g
  • Soy sauce icon
    Soy sauce
    59ml
  • Ginger icon
    Ginger
    as needed
  • Garlic clove icon
    Garlic clove
    12g
  • Black bean sauce icon
    Black bean sauce
    120g
  • Black pepper icon
    Black pepper
    as needed
  • Chicken stock icon
    Chicken stock
    300ml
  • Sunflower oil icon
    Sunflower oil
    15ml
  • Mixed vegetables icon
    Mixed vegetables
    480g

Tools

  • kCook icon Plastic wrap
  • kCook icon Skillet pan
  • kCook icon Slow cooker
  • kCook icon Serving plate
  • kCook icon Small bowl
  • kCook icon Baking dish - 2 quart
  • kCook icon Large cast iron skillet
  • kCook icon Slow cooker bowl

Step preview

  1. Prep and set aside ginger: peeled & finely chopped
  2. Prep and set aside garlic clove: finely chopped
  3. Prep and set aside chicken stock: boiling
  4. Get a clean baking dish
  5. Place pork filet
  6. Get a clean small bowl
  7. Add cornstarch
  8. Add soy sauce
  9. Mix into a fine paste with tablespoon
  10. Add prepared ginger
  11. Add prepared garlic clove
  12. Add black bean sauce
  13. Add black pepper
  14. Mix with tablespoon until well combined
  15. Retrieve pork
  16. Pour marinade into pork
  17. Cover with plastic wrap
  18. Marinate overnight
  19. Get a clean slow cooker bowl
  20. Transfer pork to slow cooker bowl
  21. Add prepared chicken stock and cover
  22. Cook in slow cooker then reduce heat - 30 min, high heat
  23. Cook in slow cooker until cooked through - 8 hr, low heat
  24. Get a clean large cast iron skillet
  25. Heat sunflower oil
  26. Add mixed vegetables
  27. Fry until tender
  28. Transfer content of slow cooker bowl to 4 serving plates
  29. Transfer vegetables to 4 serving plates
  30. Serve
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