5 from 1 vote
Spicy Thai Pulled Pork with Orange for the Slow Cooker
Prep Time
5 mins
Cook Time
6 hrs
Total Time
6 hrs 5 mins
 
Sweet with a little heat. That's what you'll find in this delicious Spicy Thai Pulled Pork recipe. Mix everything up in the slow cooker and then go about your day. You really can't get much easier (or tastier) than that! And it feeds a crowd, too!!
Course: Main Course
Renee - Kudos Kitchen: Renée - Kudos Kitchen
Ingredients
  • 1 7-8 pound pork butt
  • 2 teaspoons coarse salt
  • 1 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 jar 18 ounces orange marmalade
  • ¼ cup Sweet & Spicy Thai Chili Sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • 4-5 cloves garlic minced
  • ¼ cup cornstarch
  • ¼ cup water
Instructions
  1. Season the pork butt with the salt and pepper and place into a 7 or 8 quart slow cooker.
  2. In a medium bowl, stir together the orange marmalade, chili sauce, vinegar, soy sauce, and garlic.
  3. Pour the sauce mixture over the pork butt.
  4. Cover the cooker and set the cooker to high for 6 hours.
  5. After the 6 hours is up, remove the pork butt to a large dish. Cover and allow to rest for 15 minutes.
  6. Ladle 3 cups of the sauce remaining in the cooker into a saucepan.
  7. Simmer the sauce over medium heat.
  8. In a small bowl stir together the cornstarch and water.
  9. Add the cornstarch mixture to the saucepan, stirring until the sauce thickens.
  10. Shred the pork with two forks, and pour the thickened sauce over the pulled pork.
  11. Season with additional salt and pepper to taste, if desired.
  12. Serve on buns with additional Thai sweet & spicy chili sauce, if desired.
Recipe Notes

Tools and equipment-

large slow cooker
large dish for pulled pork
saucepan
wooden spoon or whisk
2 forks
medium bowl
measuring cups
measuring spoons