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Slow Cooker Cider Braised Pork Roast

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Slow Cooker Cider Braised Pork Roast

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Fall, apples and Pork just go together so well. This recipe combines a Pork Shoulder roast with Apples and Apple Cider to make a meal that warms you up on those fall days

 (3- to 4-lb) bone-in fresh pork shoulder

2 tablespoons olive oil

2 garlic cloves, minced

1-2 onions cut into 1/4-inch-thick slices

2-3 crisp apples, skin can be left on or peel if you like

1 1/2  cups unfiltered apple cider

Season the pork roast with salt and pepper. Heat a pan on medium high heat until very hot, add the Olive Oil and then brown the roast on all sides. Remove from pan and place in the bottom of a slow cooker. in the saute pan add in onions, garlic and Apples, turn heat down to medium and saute for 3-5 minutes. De-glaze the pan with the apple cider and after scraping up all the brown bits off the bottom of the pan pour the Cider mix over the Pork Roast. Set on Low and cook for 8-10 hours. You can take the juices out of the slow cooker and thicken with a cornstarch slurry in a pan on the stove

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About joepara

I was a professional Chef for over20 years, now a meat cutter and seafood guru for an upscale grocery store chain in Milwaukee WI Proud husband and father Certified Master Pastry Chef, Certified Chef, Seafood Expert, Meat Expert, Master Sausage Maker

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