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sweet and sour pork over rice in a bowl with spoon
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Slow Cooker Sweet and Sour Pork

A one pot meal the whole family will love! Simply chop, stir, toss in the slow cooker and smell the delicious Sweet and Sour Pork cooking away!  Finish your day with this tasty stress-free meal!
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 15 minutes
Servings 8
Calories 276kcal

Ingredients

  • 2 pounds boneless pork loin chops
  • 1 yellow or white onion
  • 1 red bell pepper
  • 1 green bell pepper
  • 20 oz can pineapple chunks drained and juice reserved
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • ¼ cup reserved pineapple juice from can
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons tapioca flour or cornstarch whisked with equal amount of water
  • sliced green onions for garnish

Instructions

  • Cut pork into bite sized pieces and add to slow cooker
  • Peel onions and cut into one inch pieces
  • Remove stems and seeds from peppers and cut into one inch pieces
  • Add onions, peppers and pineapple to chicken in slow cooker and stir to toss
  • Whisk together remaining ingredients except green onions
  • Pour over items in slow cooker
  • Cover and cook on high for 3-4 hours or low for 6-8
  • Serve over rice garnished with green onions or as desired

Notes

  • Trim any excess fat from pork loin
  • Serve with rice for a delicious meal in a bowl
  • Make gluten-free:  use tamari instead of soy sauce 
  • Make grain-free:  use tapioca flour instead of cornstarch 

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 25g | Protein: 26g | Fat: 8g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Polyunsaturated Fat: 1g | Monounsaturated Fat: 3g | Trans Fat: 1g | Cholesterol: 76mg | Sodium: 344mg | Potassium: 629mg | Fiber: 2g | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 581IU | Vitamin C: 40mg | Calcium: 33mg | Iron: 1mg