Pork with a Chile Garlic Cilantro Peanut Sauce

1
nadine mesch

By
@motherchic

We have a joke in our family that really good peanut sauce would make a sponge taste good :) But, use it with the pork instead.
This is one of my favorite, go to recipes. So easy to put together and cooks up very quickly.
I like to serve it with a lime cilantro rice or couscous.
This is a perfect recipe for a busy weekday meal but its special enough to serve anytime.
**When using a crockpot, always try to use a crockpot that is close in the size to the recipe you are making. It will keep your dish from drying out.

Rating:

★★★★★ 2 votes

Comments:
Serves:
4-6
Prep:
10 Min
Cook:
4 Hr
Method:
Slow Cooker Crock Pot

Ingredients

  • 2-3 lb
    pork loin
  • 2 tsp
    cajun seasoning
  • 1 Tbsp
    olive oil
  • CHILE GARLIC CILANTRO PEANUT SAUCE:

  • 2 Tbsp
    fresh ginger, minced
  • 3 clove
    garlic, minced
  • 1/4 c
    smooth peanut butter
  • 1/3 c
    tomato sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    soy sauce
  • 3 Tbsp
    sugar
  • 3 tsp
    chile garlic paste
  • 3 Tbsp
    water
  • 1/3 c
    fresh cilantro, minced

How to Make Pork with a Chile Garlic Cilantro Peanut Sauce

Step-by-Step

  1. Season the pork loin with the cajun seasoning.
  2. Heat the olive oil in a large skillet, sear pork loin on all sides until nicely golden.
  3. Spray a 3 1/2 quart crockpot with a non stick cooking spray.
  4. In a food processor, place ginger, garlic, peanut butter and tomato sauce. Process until well combined.
  5. Add soy sauce, sugar, chile garlic paste and water; process until smooth.
  6. Cook on low for 3 hours, or until the roast reaches an internal temperature of 150 degrees.
  7. Remove pork and place on a cutting board. Slice thin, and place onto a large serving platter.
  8. Whisk the sauce in the crockpot, add the minced cilantro. Spoon over the sliced pork.
  9. Serve with couscous or rice

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About Pork with a Chile Garlic Cilantro Peanut Sauce

Course/Dish: Pork
Main Ingredient: Pork
Regional Style: Indian
Other Tag: Quick & Easy



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