Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Hoisin Pork Wraps

January 18, 2011...first slow cooker meal of the new year and first time we've had guests over! Sadly, this is the first time we've been able to share one of our awesome meals with any of our friends. We invited the Dixon's over for another one of our favorites, Hoisin Pork Wraps.

It's a slow cooker so when I got home from work at 2, the house smelled INCREDIBLE!! It made for a very difficult 3 hours waiting for our guests to arrive and dig in. It's really a shame I can't somehow share the smell or taste of this meal. It. Is. Amazing!

Best part of the night was listening to my buddie Andy try and describe how good it was. Best he could think of was the dinner scene from "What About Bob". Yep...it was that good.

Kendra forking it out.

Pictures just don't do it justice. If you have a crock pot, please try this recipe. You will not be disappointed!

Pillsbury "Casseroles and Slow Cooker Meals"
prep time: 3o minutes
start to finish: 7 hours 30 minutes
servings: 10 sammiches

2 lb boneless pork roast, trimmed of fat
5 tablespoons hoisin sauce
1 tablespoon grated gingerroot
1 teaspoon five-spice powder
2 cloves garlic, finely chopped
10 flour tortillas
3 cups shredded lettuce
8 medium green onions, sliced (1/2 cup)
1 can (15 oz) mandarin orange segments, drained

1. In 3 to 5 quart slow cooker, place pork roast. In small bowl, mix 4 tablespoons of the hoisin sauce, the gingerroot, five-spice powder and garlic. Spread mixture over pork.

2. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 8 hours

3. About 15 minutes before serving, heat oven to 300 deg. Wrap tortillas in foil. Heat packet 10 to 15 minutes or until warm.

4. Meanwhile, remove pork from slow cooker; place on cutting board. Stir remaining tablespoon hoisin sauce into juices in slow cooker. Shred pork with 2 forks; return to slow cooker and mix well.

5. To serve, spoon about 1/2 cup pork mixture onto each warm tortilla. Top each with lettuce, onions and orange segments.

Calories 400 (1 sammich); 13 g fat; 27 g protein.


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