Kitty's Cookin' Cookbook

Slow Cooker Miso Pork

6 servings


9 hours

total time


4 pounds boneless pork shoulder

2 TBSP peanut oil

1 large yellow onion, chopped

6 medium garlic cloves, minced

1 TBSP freshly minced ginger

1/2 cup water

1/4 cup sake

2 TBSP mirin

1/2 cup red miso paste

1/2 tsp red pepper flakes

2 green onions, thinly sliced

steamed white rice for serving


Step 1

Cut the pork shoulder into bite size pieces and pat dry with paper towels.

Step 2

Heat the oil in a dutch oven or large saute pan over medium-high heat. Sear the pork, in batches, until the pork pieces are well browned. Transfer all the seared pork to the slow cooker and set aside.

Step 3

Keep your or pan at medium-high heat and add the onion, garlic, and ginger. Cook for about 1 minute then pour in the water, sake, and mirin, scraping the bottom of the pan with a wooden spoon to release any stuck on bits. Stir in the miso and red pepper flakes and bring to a boil.

Step 4

Pour the contents of the pan into the slow cooker over the pork. Cook on LOW for 8 to 9 hours or until pork is tender.

Step 5

Transfer pork and sauce to a serving bowl and sprinkle green onion on top. Serve with steamed rice.

6 servings


9 hours

total time
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