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Slow Cooker Asian Pork Tacos

Forget those boring ground meat tacos and make these delicious Slow Cooker Asian Pork Tacos instead!! The pork shoulder cooks all day until fall apart tender in the tastiest sauce that is a little bit sweet and a little bit spicy.
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 15 minutes
Servings 12
Calories 213kcal


  • 3 pound pork shoulder, boneless
  • ½ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup hoisin sauce
  • ¼ cup dark brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons Sriracha sauce
  • 1 teaspoon dried ground ginger
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • 15 oz canned diced pineapple drained
  • ½ jalapeño pepper seeded and diced
  • 2 tablespoons chopped red onion
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • ½ teaspoon dried cilantro


  • Add pork to slow cooker
  • Whisk together soy sauce, hoisin, brown sugar, Sriracha and ginger and pour over pork
  • Cover and cook on low for 8-10 hours or high for 4-5 until internal temp of pork reaches 205 degrees
  • Remove pork and shred, set aside
  • Add ¼ cup of cornstarch whisked with ¼ cup of water until smooth to slow cooker
  • Return pork and stir everything together
  • Cover and cook on high for 30 minutes until sauce is thickened
  • Toss together pineapple, jalapeño, onion, lime juice and cilantro 
  • Serve pork on flour or corn tortillas or as desired and topped with pineapple salsa and Sriracha sour cream (see notes)


For Sriracha sour cream: mix ¼ cup sour cream with desired amount of Sriracha depending on level of spiciness desired (1 used 1 teaspoon)
Nutrition is calculated for pork and salsa only. Tortillas, sour cream and other serving choices will vary.


Calories: 213kcal | Carbohydrates: 15g | Protein: 27g | Fat: 4g | Saturated Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 68mg | Sodium: 753mg | Potassium: 509mg | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 25IU | Vitamin C: 6.1mg | Calcium: 21mg | Iron: 1.5mg