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Honey-Soy Braised Pork Shoulder

All You MAY 2011

  • Yield: Serves 8
  • Cook time: 8 Hours
  • Prep time: 5 Minutes
  • Cost Per Serving:$2.44


  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup chili-garlic sauce (such as Sriracha)
  • 2 tablespoons finely chopped fresh ginger (from a 2-inch piece)
  • 1 4-lb. pork shoulder, trimmed and cut into 2-inch pieces
  • 1 1/2 tablespoons cornstarch
  • Salt and pepper
  • Cooked rice, optional


1. In a small bowl, whisk together soy sauce, honey, chili-garlic sauce and ginger until well combined. Place pork shoulder in slow cooker, pour sauce over meat and stir to coat. Cover and cook on low until pork is tender, 7 to 8 hours.

2. Using a slotted spoon, transfer meat to a large bowl. Remove 1/2 cup sauce to a small bowl and whisk in cornstarch. Whisk cornstarch mixture back into slow cooker and cook, stirring once or twice, until thickened, about 5 minutes longer. Season with salt and pepper and pour over meat. Serve with rice, if desired.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 380
  • Fat: 16g
  • Saturated fat: 6g
  • Protein: 45g
  • Carbohydrate: 11g
  • Fiber: 0.0g
  • Cholesterol: 152mg
  • Sodium: 971mg

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Honey-Soy Braised Pork Shoulder Recipe