Melting Pork Ramen

4
Servings
10m
Prep Time
380m
Cook Time
6h 30m
Ready In


"From our Sunday newspaper The Sunday Times. NOTE full recipe title is Slow-Cooker Melting Pork Ramen."

Original recipe yields 4 servings
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Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (881.9 g)
  • Calories 1975.1
  • Total Fat - 163 g
  • Saturated Fat - 57.4 g
  • Cholesterol - 1093 mg
  • Sodium - 1577.8 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 56 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 1.4 g
  • Sugars - 5.9 g
  • Protein - 64.5 g
  • Calcium - 193.2 mg
  • Iron - 7.2 mg
  • Vitamin C - 8.4 mg
  • Thiamin - 1.2 mg

Step 1

Heat the oil in a large frying pan and add the pork, rind-side down, and cook for 10 minutes or until golden and then turn over and cook for a further 5 minutes, adding the garlic, cut-side down, in the last 2 minutes of cooking and then transfer the pork and garlic to a slow cooker. and add the stock, ginger and shallot and cover and cook, covered, on High for 5-6 hours or until the pork is very tender.

Step 2

Use tongs to transfer the pork to a plate and set aside to cool slightly. Remove and discard the rind and fat and using forks to coarsely shred the pork and then transfer to a baking tray.

Step 3

Stir the mirin, soy sauce and sambal oelek into the slow cooker and season with more soy sauce, mirin and sambal oelek, if desired.

Step 4

Cook the noodles in a large saucepan of boiling water for 5 minutes or until just tender, drain and divide among serving bowls.

Step 5

Meanwhile, preheat a grill/broiler on high and place the pork under the grill for 3 minutes or until browned.

Step 6

Divide the pork and spinach among the bowls and pour in the broth and serve topped with egg halves, extra shallot and chilli, if using.

Tips & Variations


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