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Asian style bbq pork tacos

Asian Style BBQ Pork Tacos

Jacklin Altman
Looking for a super easy weeknight dinner that you can throw together in the slow cooker and enjoy for days to come? This pork is bursting with flavor - it’s sweet, spicy, smoky and makes for amazing tacos. You could also serve it over rice or veggies for a tasty bowl and lower-carb option!
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Prep Time 20 mins
Cook Time 4 hrs
Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Servings 8
Calories 336 kcal


  • Mixing Bowls
  • Slow Cooker


  • 2 lb boneless pork roast
  • Tortillas of choice I used whole wheat
  • 1/2 cup thick bbq sauce of choice I used True Made Foods lower sugar bbq sauce
  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
  • 3 tbsp honey
  • 3 tbsp rice vinegar
  • 1-2 tsp chili paste or sriracha
  • 2 tbsp ginger I love The Ginger People minced ginger
  • 1 tbsp sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup rice vinegar
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 carrots shredded
  • 1 cucumber cut thin
  • Sesame seeds
  • Scallion
  • Cabbage or slaw shredded (can toss with a little apple cider vinegar for extra kick)
  • Lime wedges for garnish


  • Combine sauce ingredients and adjust spice level to your preference
  • (Optional) reserve 2 tbsp sauce for topping tacos
  • Put pork roast in slow cooker, cover in sauce, cook on high 3-4 hours or low 6-7 hours. Should be tender. If there’s not enough liquid, add some chicken broth or@water (about 1/2 cup). 4. Shred carrots and cut cucumber, put in jar of choice (I use a Ball Canning jar), pour rice vinegar, water, and sesame oil in, and shake to distribute. Let sit in fridge while meat cooks so the veggies can pickle.
  • Once meat is done, cut into strips (roughly 2 inches long) or shred with a fork, put in tortilla and top with shredded cabbage and pickled veggies + scallion and sesame seeds. Garnish with extra sauce and a squeeze of lime and enjoy!


Calories: 336kcalCarbohydrates: 32gProtein: 29gFat: 9gSaturated Fat: 2gCholesterol: 71mgSodium: 974mgPotassium: 638mgFiber: 2gSugar: 15gVitamin A: 2615IUVitamin C: 3mgCalcium: 55mgIron: 2mg
Keyword gluten free, dairy free, tacos, pork, slow cooker, dinner, lunch
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