Slow Cooker Orange Pork Roast

roast pork with orange sauce
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  • 9 hrs 10 mins
  • Prep: 10 mins,
  • Cook: 9 hrs
  • Yield: 6 to 8 servings
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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.

What You'll Need

  • 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

How 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. 
  1. 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 into a gravy separator to easily reduce the fat in the liquids.
  • Leftover pork can be chopped or shredded and added to a number of dishes.
Nutritional Guidelines (per serving)
Calories 637
Total Fat 35 g
Saturated Fat 13 g
Unsaturated Fat 16 g
Cholesterol 215 mg
Sodium 403 mg
Carbohydrates 17 g
Dietary Fiber 1 g
Protein 60 g
(The nutrition information on our recipes is calculated using an ingredient database and should be considered an estimate. Individual results may vary.)