Slow Cooker Maple Peach Pork Sliders Recipe

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Mary Place


This is a great do ahead recipe. You have pulled pork ready in the crock pot which serves 12. You also have enough leftovers to put into 24 slider rolls for an easy appetizer or lunch.

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12 for dinner, plus 24 sliders from the leftovers
30 Min
6 Hr 30 Min
Slow Cooker Crock Pot


2 tsp
1 1/2 tsp
kosher salt,divided
1 tsp
freshly ground black pepper
4 lb
boston pork shoulder roast, bone in
cooking spray
1/2 c
chicken broth, unsalted
1/3 c
balsamic vinegar
1/3 c
2 Tbsp
soy sauce, low sodium
1 tsp
crushed red pepper
2 c
vertically sliced onions
garlic cloves, thinly sliced
1/4 c
maple syrup or bourbon
2 Tbsp
cold water
2 tsp
1/2 c
peach preserves


1Heat a large skillet over medium high heat. combine paprika, 1/2 tsp. salt, and black pepper. Rub evenly over pork. Coat pan with cooking spray. Add pork to pan and cook 10 min., turning to brown on all sides.
2Place pork in slow cooker. Add stock and next four ingredients to skillet. Bring to a boil, scraping pan to loosen brown bits. Add preserves, stirring with a whisk. Pour mixture over pork, top with onion and garlic. Cover and cook on low for 6 1/2 hours, or until pork is very tender.
3Remove pork from pan, reserving liquid. Cool slightly. Shred with 2 forks. Remove onion with a slotted spoon and add to pork.
4Place a large zip lock plastic bag inside a 4 cup measuring cup. Pour cooking liquid into bag.Let set for 10 min. so fat will rise to the top. Seal bag, carefully snip off 1 bottom corner of bag. drain drippings into skillet, stopping before the fat layer comes through the opening. Discard fat.
5Stir maple syrup or bourbon into the drippings. Bring to a boil and reduce to one and one half cups. Combine cold water and cornstarch in a small bowl. Add remaining salt. Drizzle sauce over pork and stir in.
6This will easily feed 12 people. With the leftovers use as a filling for 24 slider rolls.

About this Recipe

Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: American
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free, Low Sodium
Other Tag: Quick & Easy