Slow Cooker Pulled Pork Sandwich


Asian style pulled pork in a baguette. A heart-warming sandwich that is guaranteed to please the crowd. Pork shoulder snuggling together with soy sauce, brown sugar, five-spice powder, fish sauce and chili flakes in the slow cooker for 8 hours. The slow cooker will marry the flavours and will deliver an amazing deeply flavourful, tasty and tender meat. Perfect no-fuss recipe that all you just need to do is get yourself a drink and prepare yourself to shred the pork and have fun assembling your sandwich. Un-bee-table.


Level: Easy

Pulled pork:

600g of boneless pork shoulder, rind removed

5 tablespoons of soy sauce/tamari

1/2 a tablespoon of fish sauce

1 tablespoon of chili flakes

1 tablespoon of five-spice powder

4-5 garlic cloves, finely chopped

4 cm piece of fresh ginger, peeled & finely chopped

2 tablespoons of brown sugar

Half cup of water/chicken broth


Fresh salad:

Carrots, shredded

Cucumber, shredded

Purple cabbage, shredded

Fresh coriander leaves

Lime wedges

Mayonnaise (optiona)

Combine the pork and all the ingredients in a slow cooker and massage the mixture all over the pork. Cover the slow cooker with the lid and cook on low for 8 – 10 hours. Skim the fats off. Close to serving time, prepare the fresh salad. Once the pork is ready, shred with two forks. If you like to serve with the sauce, cook the sauce in a pan on high heat for 10 minutes until reduced or thickened slightly. Build your sandwich with fresh salad, lime wedge, sprinkle with black pepper and top with mayonnaise if you like!