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Slow Cooker Korean Tacos

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Slow cooker Korean tacos are so easy to make and the results are a tender & flavorful pork wrapped inside a warm tortilla and topped with a tangy slaw!

Slow cooker Korean tacos are so easy to make and the results are a tender & flavorful pork wrapped inside a warm tortilla and topped with a tangy slaw!

Slow cooker Korean tacos via tablefortwoblog.com. The tender & flavorful pork is wrapped inside a warm tortilla and topped with a tangy slaw!

Slow cooker Korean tacos via tablefortwoblog.com. The tender & flavorful pork is wrapped inside a warm tortilla and topped with a tangy slaw!

Yesterday, we got an unexpected snow day! Monday was so nice and felt like spring and then Tuesday rolled around and it did a 180. They forecasted 8-11 inches so I think that scared a lot of officials and schools because all the closings started to happen. Woke up in the morning and the government was closed so that was a nice :) I already had MLK day off on Monday and yesterday was just extending the long weekend. They said that today’s wind chill is supposed to be -17 degrees. Oh my gosh, I don’t even want to step foot out of my house. I think I’d literally freeze :) not quite sure how the midwest deals with this kind of cold every winter!

Slow cooker Korean tacos via tablefortwoblog.com. The tender & flavorful pork is wrapped inside a warm tortilla and topped with a tangy slaw!

A month or so ago, I had a huge hankering for Korean tacos. There’s this food truck in DC that Jason and I LOVE and try to go to whenever we’re at work and the food truck is around our offices. Well, when I had the craving, it was the weekend and we weren’t anywhere near the city so I had to remedy the situation by creating Korean tacos at home. I found this recipe in the cookbook, 365 Slow Cooker Suppers by Stephanie O’Dea. My friend at Houghton Mifflin Harcourt sent me her book and I couldn’t be more happy with it. Slow cooker recipes are my ultimate favorite and I know they’re your favorite too!

I loved the tenderness of the pork and the flavor! This pork and the sauce that accompanied it is bold, sweet, and tangy. Jason and I probably ate three tacos each and the leftovers were even better!

Slow cooker Korean tacos are so easy to make and the results are a tender & flavorful pork wrapped inside a warm tortilla and topped with a tangy slaw!

Slow Cooker Korean Tacos

Slow cooker Korean tacos are so easy to make and the results are a tender & flavorful pork wrapped inside a warm tortilla and topped with a tangy slaw!
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Prep Time: 10 mins
Cook Time: 9 hrs
Total Time: 9 hrs 10 mins
Servings: 6
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Ingredients 

  • 2 pounds boneless pork loin, cut into 4 pieces
  • 1 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 3 green onions, thinly sliced, plus extra for garnish
  • 3 tsp ground ginger
  • 1: 16- ounce package of coleslaw or broccoli slaw mix
  • 3 tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 2 tbsp brown sugar
  • Small tortillas or hot cooked white rice, for serving

Instructions

  • Add the pieces of pork in the insert/bowl of your slow cooker. Add hoisin sauce, garlic, green onions, and ground ginger.
  • Toss each piece of pork a few times to fully coat with the sauce and spices.
  • Cover and cook on low for 8 to 9 hours.
  • Prior to serving, in a bowl, toss coleslaw or broccoli slaw mix with rice wine vinegar and brown sugar.
  • Remove pork from slow cooker and shred. Place pork back into the sauce and toss to coat.
  • Serve in warmed tortillas with slaw on top or spoon pork onto a bed of rice. Garnish with sliced green onions, if desired.
  • Store leftovers in an airtight container for up to 5 days.

Notes

The Nutrition Facts below do not include the tortillas or rice.

NUTRITION FACTS

Serving: 1 Serving | Calories: 305 kcal | Carbohydrates: 25 g | Protein: 29 g | Fat: 12 g | Fiber: 3 g | Sugar: 15 g

This website provides approximate nutrition information for convenience and as a courtesy only. Nutrition information can vary for a variety of reasons. For the most precise nutritional data use your preferred nutrition calculator based on the actual ingredients you used in the recipe.

Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Korean
Keyword: slow cooker

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