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Slow Cooker Pork Chops with Apricot-Hoisin Sauce

Is there anything better than pork chops with a fruity savory-sweet sauce? Get ready because this Asian-inspired slow cooker recipe just may become a family favorite!
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Slow cooking3 hrs
Total Time3 hrs 15 mins
Course: Main Course
Cuisine: Asian
Servings: 6
Calories: 276kcal
Cost: $10

Equipment

  • 6-qt Slow Cooker

Ingredients

  • 6 pork chops
  • salt and pepper, to taste
  • ¼ cup chicken broth
  • ½ cup apricot preserves
  • 3 tablespoons Hoisin sauce NOTE 1
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch
  • 2 tablespoons cilantro or parsley, finely chopped

Instructions

  • Sprinkle pork chops very lightly with salt and pepper and place in 6 or 7-quart slow cooker.
  • Add chicken broth.
  • Cover and cook on Low until pork chops are tender, about 3 hours (longer if chops are on the medium to large size). 
  • Remove pork chops to a plate, cover with foil to keep warm. 
  • Turn slow cooker heat to High and cook the liquid in the slow cooker for 10 minutes.
  • In the meantime, in a small bowl, mix together the apricot preserves, Hoisin sauce and cornstarch. Stir into hot broth, stirring constantly for 2 to 3 minutes.
  • Serve sauce over pork chops.

Notes

Hoisin sauce is available in the Asian aisle of your favorite supermarket, or online

Nutrition

Calories: 276kcal | Carbohydrates: 17g | Protein: 29g | Fat: 10g | Saturated Fat: 3g | Cholesterol: 90mg | Sodium: 238mg | Potassium: 532mg | Fiber: 1g | Sugar: 11g | Vitamin A: 85IU | Vitamin C: 3mg | Calcium: 16mg | Iron: 1mg