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Slow Cooker Korean Sliders

Slow Cooker Korean Sliders

Sweet, salty and slightly spicy Korean Pulled Pork Sliders with quick pickle vegetables.

Course Main Course
Cuisine American
Keyword easy slow cooker recipe, pork butt recipe, pork shoulder recipe, pulled pork sliders recipe, slow cooker recipe, slower cooker pulled pork recipe
Prep Time 19 minutes
Cook Time 3 hours
Total Time 3 hours 19 minutes
Servings 16 servings
Calories 260 kcal
Author Samantha

Ingredients

Pork:

  • 3-4 lbs boneless pork shoulder
  • 2-4 tbsp gochujang (Korean chili paste) add more for spicier meat
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce

Gochujang BBQ Sauce:

  • 2-4 tbsp gochujang (Korean chili paste) (more to make more spicy)
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 4 cloves garlic, minced

Quick Pickled Vegetables:

  • 2 tsp granulated sugar
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1/2 medium cucumber, thinly sliced
  • 1 medium carrot, thinly sliced
  • 2 medium celery stalks, thinly sliced, including leaves

Sliders:

  • 16 slider buns
  • 2 tbsp chopped cilantro

Instructions

Pork:

  1. Mix gochujang, brown sugar and hoisin sauce together in a small bowl and rub over pork shoulder.

  2. Place in slow cooker and add 1/2 cup water. Cook on low for 7-8 hrs or high for 3-4 hrs.

Gochujang BBQ Sauce:

  1. Whisk all ingredients together (gochujang, vinegar, brown sugar, soy sauce, honey and garlic) in a small sauce pan. Heat over medium and bring to a simmer, reduce heat and simmer on low for 10-15 minutes until flavours blend. Remove from heat and allow to cool.

Pickled Vegetables:

  1. In a bowl mix together sugar and vinegar. Add vegetables and toss. Cover and chill until meat is ready.

Assembly:

  1. Mix half the BBQ sauce with pulled pork and serve with buns, quick pickled vegetables, reserved BBQ sauce, and chopped cilantro (if using).

Nutrition Facts
Slow Cooker Korean Sliders
Amount Per Serving
Calories 260 Calories from Fat 36
% Daily Value*
Fat 4g6%
Saturated Fat 1g6%
Cholesterol 51mg17%
Sodium 315mg14%
Potassium 403mg12%
Carbohydrates 32g11%
Fiber 2g8%
Sugar 15g17%
Protein 22g44%
Vitamin A 691IU14%
Vitamin C 2mg2%
Calcium 42mg4%
Iron 2mg11%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.