Hoisin Honey Pulled Pork with Pickled Cucumber Salad
Sweet and saucy, slow cooked pork served over toasty bread and topped with crisp pickled cucumber. This recipe combines the right balance of flavors for a fantastically rich but super easy dinner that is sure to impress
asian, Chinese, crockpot, slow cooker
For the Hoisin Honey Pulled Pork
13 lb Boston butt or picnic pork roast
kosher salt and fresh cracked pepper
1/2cupDon Victor® Orange Blossom Comb Honey Globe Jar
2large cloves garlicchopped
2heaping Tbs fresh grated ginger
1/4cuplite soy sauce
1TbsThai chili sauce
For the Pickled Cucumber Salad
1large cucumbersliced super thin (a mandolin makes this easier)
1/4cupdiced red onion
3Tbsrice wine vinegar
1/4tspred pepper flakes
couple pinches Chinese 5-Spice seasoning
pinchfresh cracked pepper
baguettesliced in 1-1/2-inch thick slices
olive oil cooking spray
Put all the ingredients for the Hoisin Honey Pulled Pork in the slow cooker and cook on low 8-10 hours until fall apart tender. Use two forks to break up the meat.
While the pork is cooking, prepare the Pickled Cucumber Salad. In a medium bowl, toss together the salad ingredients. Refrigerate until ready to serve.
Spray the bread slices well with cooking spray, then toast each side under the over broiler.
Serve the Hoisin Honey Pulled Pork on toasty bread topped with Pickled Cucumber Salad. Yields: 6-8 servings.