Slow Cooker Orange Pork Roast

Roast pork with orange sauce

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  • Total: 9 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins
  • Cook: 9 hrs
  • Yield: 1 pork shoulder (6-8 servings)
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
637 Calories
35g Fat
17g Carbs
60g Protein
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Nutrition Facts
Servings: 1 pork shoulder (6-8 servings)
Amount per serving
Calories 637
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 35g 45%
Saturated Fat 13g 63%
Cholesterol 215mg 72%
Sodium 403mg 18%
Total Carbohydrate 17g 6%
Dietary Fiber 1g 3%
Protein 60g
Calcium 84mg 6%
*The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.
(Nutrition information is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate.)

This crockpot orange pork roast is a slow-cooked pork shoulder with orange juice, spices, and other ingredients. This pork roast is delicious with rice or noodles.

Ingredients

  • 1 pork shoulder roast (3 to 4 lbs. trimmed pork butt)
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 small can (6 ounces) frozen orange juice concentrate (thawed)
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground nutmeg
  • 1/8 teaspoon ground allspice
  • 3 tablespoons flour mixed with 3 tablespoons cold water

Steps to Make It

  1. Place the pork shoulder roast in slow cooker; sprinkle with salt and pepper.

  2. In a bowl, combine orange juice concentrate, brown sugar, nutmeg, and allspice; pour over the pork roast. Cover and cook on HIGH for 1 hour. Reduce heat to LOW and cook for 8 hours.

  3. Before serving, skim fat from juices and pour the cooking juices into a small saucepan. Bring to a boil and cook, stirring, until slightly reduced and the flavors are concentrated. 

  4. Whisk in the flour and water mixture and continue cooking until thickened. Serve the thickened juices with the pork roast.

Tips

  • Serve this with biscuits or rolls, rice, and a salad for a full, satisfying meal.
  • Strain the juices through a gravy separator to easily reduce the fat in the liquids.