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Slow-Cooker Pork Shoulder Ramen

  • Prep 35 min
  • Total 7 hr 45 min
  • Servings 8

This slow-cooker ramen is easy enough to make for a weeknight, but still delivers on the pork- and chicken-filled flavor of traditional Japanese tonkatsu ramen. ...MORE+ LESS-

Ingredients

3
to 4 lb boneless pork shoulder roast, trimmed
1
teaspoon salt
2
tablespoons butter
6
cups Progresso™ chicken broth (from two 32-oz cartons)
3
tablespoons soy sauce
2
tablespoons yellow miso paste
4
teaspoons chile garlic sauce
2
packages (3.5 oz each) shiitake mushrooms, thinly sliced
2
cups sliced yellow onions
1
(2-inch) piece peeled gingerroot
2
packages (3 oz each) ramen noodle soup mix (discard flavor packets or reserve for another use)
4
hard-cooked eggs, halved
1/4
cup chopped fresh cilantro leaves
4
green onions, thinly sliced on the bias

Steps

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  • 1
    Spray 5-quart slow cooker with cooking spray. Rub pork with salt. In 12-inch skillet, melt butter over medium heat. Cook pork in butter 2 to 4 minutes on each side or until browned. Transfer pork to slow cooker.
  • 2
    In large bowl, beat broth, soy sauce, miso paste and chile garlic sauce with whisk. Stir in mushrooms, onions and gingerroot. Pour mixture over pork. Cover; cook on Low heat setting 7 to 9 hours or until pork is tender.
  • 3
    Carefully transfer pork to cutting board; let stand 5 minutes or until cool enough to handle. Shred pork, discarding any pieces of fat and cartilage. Discard gingerroot.
  • 4
    Meanwhile, cook ramen as directed on package, omitting flavor packets; drain. Divide liquid from slow cooker among 8 bowls. Evenly divide noodles and pork among bowls. Serve topped with halved eggs, cilantro and green onions. Serve with additional soy sauce and chile garlic sauce.

Expert Tips

  • Can’t find shiitakes? Plain white button mushrooms will work in their place.
  • Make it your own! Serve with Sriracha, fish sauce or lime wedges, if desired.

Nutrition Information

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1 Serving
Calories
490
Calories from Fat
230
% Daily Value
Total Fat
26g
39%
Saturated Fat
10g
48%
Trans Fat
0g
Cholesterol
205mg
69%
Sodium
1560mg
65%
Potassium
690mg
20%
Total Carbohydrate
21g
7%
Dietary Fiber
2g
11%
Sugars
4g
Protein
43g
% Daily Value*:
Vitamin A
8%
8%
Vitamin C
4%
4%
Calcium
4%
4%
Iron
15%
15%
Exchanges:
1 Starch; 0 Fruit; 0 Other Carbohydrate; 0 Skim Milk; 0 Low-Fat Milk; 0 Milk; 1/2 Vegetable; 0 Very Lean Meat; 5 1/2 Lean Meat; 0 High-Fat Meat; 2 Fat;
Carbohydrate Choice
1 1/2
*Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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