Meals to Freeze - Slow-Cooked Pork

Slow-Cooked Pork

By suenyzj  

January 12, 2019

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Slow-Cooked Pork has the luxury of being tender and juicy. Cook this ahead in the weekend to freeze, and simply heat up for a delish meal on busy weeknights


  • Prep: 20 mins
  • Cook: 3 hrs 15 mins
  • Yields: Serves 4


1½ cups water

¾ cup light soy sauce

½ cup rice-wine vinegar

⅓ cup brown sugar

6 green onions, halved

10 cm ginger, peeled, thinly sliced

6 garlic cloves, thinly sliced

2 star anise

1½ kg boneless pork shoulder steamed rice, steamed Asian greens, to serve.


1Preheat oven to moderately slow, 160 C.

2In a large jug, combine all the ingredients except pork. Place pork in a large flameproof casserole and pour sauce over.

3Bake, covered, 3 hours, turning every 30 mins until very tender. Remove from cooking liquid, cover, Keep warm.

4Bring cooking liquid to the medium boil on high. Reduce to medium. Simmer, uncovered, 10 to 12 mins until slightly reduced.

5Serve pork with rice, steamed Asian greens and sauce.

Photos: Rob Shaw/