Slow Cooker Pork w/ Five Spice Blend and Napa Cabbage-Carrot Salad – Paleo

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Slow Cooker Pork with Five Spice Blend


Prep 15m
Cook 7h
Total 7h 15m

5 tablespoons coconut amino soy-free sauce
1½ tablespoons tomato paste
1 tablespoon Chinese five spice powder
2 tablespoons fresh orange juice
2 teaspoons grated fresh ginger
2 teaspoons dark sesame oil
1 teaspoon rice wine vinegar
3 cloves garlic, minced
3 lb boneless pork loin roast, cut into 2-inch pieces

  • Combine soy-free sauce, tomato paste, five spice blend, orange juice, ginger, sesame oil, vinegar and garlic in a bowl.
  • Spread mixture evenly all over pork roast, and transfer to a 5- or 6-quart slow cooker.
  • Cover and cook on Low 7 hours or until roast is tender.

Napa Cabbage-Carrot Salad

1 head Napa cabbage, thinly sliced
2 large carrots, shredded
1 cup chopped green onions
¼ cup extra virgin olive oil
2 tablespoons dark sesame oil
4 tablespoons rice wine vinegar
½ teaspoon garlic salt
½ teaspoon lemon pepper seasoning

  • Combine cabbage, carrots and onion in a bowl.
  • Whisk together olive oil, sesame oil, vinegar, garlic salt and lemon pepper.
  • Pour dressing over cabbage mixture; toss to coat.
  • Cover and chill 1 hour.


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