Slow Cooker Char Siu {Chinese BBQ Pulled Pork}




Yield 8 servings

This flavorful pork (char siu), after eight hours in the slow cooker, absolutely falls apart and melts in your mouth. Paired with the savory/sweet sauce, this is sure to please your pickiest eaters.

Serve it up with some sticky rice and a quick vegetable stir fry.



  1. Combine first 8 ingredients in a small bowl, stirring well with a whisk.
  2. Place in a large zip-top plastic bag.
  3. Add pork to bag; seal.
  4. Marinate in refrigerator at least 2 hours, turning occasionally.
  5. Place pork and marinade in an electric slow cooker.
  6. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  7. Remove pork from slow cooker using a slotted spoon; place on a cutting board or work surface. Cover with aluminum foil; keep warm.
  8. Pour sauce from the slow cooker into a saucepan.
  9. Whisk broth and cornstarch to create a slurry; add to sauce.
  10. Bring the mixture to a boil and remove from heat to thicken.
  11. Shred pork with 2 forks; serve with sauce.

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size 3 ounces pork and 1/4 cup sauce

Amount Per Serving

Calories 218

% Daily Value

Total Fat 4.8 g


Saturated Fat 1.5 g


Cholesterol 83 mg


Sodium 725 mg


Total Carbohydrates 12.2 g


Sugars 10.4 g

Protein 30.7 g


* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

Recipe by Shrinking Kitchen at