Easy and versatile, this slow cooker spicy pork tenderloin is easy to prepare and can be served in many different ways. You’ll love the spicy kick in every bite, and leftovers are actually much appreciated!
Prep Time:15 minutes
Cook Time:4 hours
Total Time:4 hours 15 minutes
Yield:6 servings 1x
2–3lb pork tenderloin
2 large sweet onions, sliced
1 cup hot water
¼ cup brown sugar
3 tablespoons red wine vinegar
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon hot sauce of your choice
1 teaspoon minced garlic (about 3 large cloves)
1 teaspoon black pepper
1 teaspoon salt
2 tablespoons cornstarch
Place onions in the bottom of slow cooker.
Place pork tenderloin over the onions.
In a small bowl, combine water, sugar, vinegar, soy sauce, hot sauce, garlic, salt and pepper. Mix well and pour over the pork.
Cover and cook on low for 7 hours, or on high 3-4 hours, or until inserted thermometer reads 160°F.
Transfer the pork and onions onto a platter. Tent with foil and let it rest for 10 minutes, while you finish the sauce.
Carefully pour the liquid from the slow cooker into a saucepan. Bring it to boil.
In a small dish, combine cornstarch with 1 tablespoon of water. Add it to the sauce. Cook the sauce until nice and thick, about 5 minutes.
Serve the pork, sliced, with spicy sauce over mashed potatoes, or steamed rice. Leftovers are great for sandwiches, egg rolls, and with baked potatoes as well.