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Slow Cooker Pork Ramen Bowls | Incredibly flavorful pork ramen bowls with all the fixings prepared in the slow cooker! This delicious recipe is simple to make and incredibly flavorful | dishingouthealth.com
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Slow Cooker Pork Ramen Bowls

Slow Cooker Pork Ramen Bowls slow simmered in a rich, flavorful broth with shiitake mushrooms and fresh garnishes. These homemade ramen bowl are easy to make and perfect for cozy weeknight dinners. 
Course Dinner, Slow Cooker
Cuisine asian
Prep Time 30 minutes
Cook Time 8 hours
Total Time 8 hours 30 minutes
Servings 7 -8 servings

Ingredients

  • 2 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 2 lb pork loin boneless roast
  • 1 onion peeled and halved
  • 4 cups chicken broth
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Hoisin
  • 6 oz shiitake mushrooms stems removed, roughly chopped
  • 2 tsp freshly grated ginger
  • 1 Tbsp lemongrass paste
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 12 oz uncooked fresh ramen or Chinese noodles
  • 2 tsp black sesame seeds
  • 1 large bunch cilantro
  • 2 green onions thinly sliced
  • 1 lime sliced into wedges
  • Optional toppings: soft boiled eggs sliced red chili pepper, spicy kimchi

Instructions

  • Heat oil in a large skillet over high. Cook pork 3 minutes per side, until slightly brown. Transfer to a slow cooker coated with cooking spray. Lower heat to medium and add onion, cut side down. Cook ~5 minutes, until charred. Transfer to slow cooker.
  • Add broth, water, soy sauce and Hoisin to slow cooker. Cover and cook on LOW for 7 hours.
  • Remove pork from slow cooker and place on a cutting board. Let rest for 5 minutes before using 2 forks to shred. Discard excess fat.
  • Strain liquid from slow cooker through a fine sieve into a bowl. Discard all solids (including onions). Return liquid to slow cooker.
  • Increase heat to HIGH. Add mushrooms, ginger, garlic and lemongrass to slow cooker, cover and cook for 30 minutes.
  • Add noodles and shredded pork to slow cooker and cook, covered, for 5 minutes.
  • To assemble: ladle ramen into bowls and top with soft boiled eggs, cilantro, sliced green onion, a squeeze of lime juice and sprinkle of sesame seeds.