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Asian Pork Roast

Slow Cooker Asian Pork Roast

2-large onions, thinly sliced
1-3lb pork loin roast
-tsp salt
-tsp freshly ground black pepper
2-tbsp vegetable oil
-cup soy sauce
-cup honey
1-tbsp freshly minced gingerroot
4-cloves garlic, minced
2-tbsp rice vinegar
2-tbsp hoisin sauce
3-tbsp cornstarch

Place sliced onions in a 4-quart slow cooker
In a small bowl, combine the salt & pepper; rub over meat
In a large non-stick skillet, heat oil and brown the pork on all sides
Transfer to slow cooker
In a small bowl, combine the soy sauce, honey, ginger, garlic, rice vinegar, hoisin sauce and -cup hot water; pour over the pork
Cover and cook in the slow cooker on low for 4-5 hours or until internal pork temperature reads 160F
Remove the meat and onions from the slow cooker and keep warm
In a small bowl, combine the cornstarch and -cup cold water
Slowly stir into slow cooker
Cover and cook on high for 20-30 minutes or until thickened, stirring a couple of times
Slice the pork and serve with onions and sauce

Serves 6-8