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Hoisin Pork in Lettuce Cups

Photo: Antonis Achilleos; Styling: Gerri Williams for James Reps
Prep time 20 mins
Cook time 6 hrs
Yield

Serves: 6

For an easy and crowd-pleasing dinner idea, try Hoisin Pork in Lettuce Cups—a tasty slow-cooker recipe.

Ingredients

  • 2 1/2 pounds boneless pork shoulder, trimmed, cut into 2-inch chunks
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon packed dark brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon grated fresh ginger
  • 2 tablespoons chili garlic sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1 carrot, shredded
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped fresh cilantro
  • 3 scallions, white and light green parts, finely chopped
  • 24 large lettuce leaves

Nutrition Information

  • calories 332
  • fat 14 g
  • satfat 5 g
  • protein 39 g
  • carbohydrate 11 g
  • fiber 2 g
  • cholesterol 127 mg
  • sodium 1137 mg

How to Make It

  1. In slow cooker, toss pork with soy sauce, brown sugar, ginger and 1 Tbsp. chili garlic sauce. Cover and cook on low until tender, about 6 hours.

  2. In a bowl, mix remaining 1 Tbsp. chili garlic sauce, hoisin, carrot, cilantro and scallions. Using a slotted spoon, add pork to bowl; mix well. Add a few tablespoons of cooking liquid to moisten pork mixture as desired. Spoon into lettuce leaves, and serve.

Also appeared in: All You, August, 2013;