Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork with Mango Slaw

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Oh my gosh this is one delicious dinner. I know, I know, I say that about all the food I put up here. But just know I make plenty of meals that aren’t blog worthy. So when you do a get a dinner recipe shared here, you must KNOW that I find it worthwhile!
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As if the shredded pork wasn’t delicious enough on it’s own, combined with the corn muffins and broccoli mango slaw it makes a very stunning and tasty dinner! A dinner that is staying in our rotation!

If you’re interested in making your own corn muffins, check out THIS recipe, it makes 30 muffins, but they are perfect to freeze (and take out when you need a couple)!

Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork with Mango Slaw

Yield: 6-8 servings

Ingredients:

For the Pork:

  • 2 pork tenderloins (about 1lb each)
  • 1 tsp kosher salt
  • 8 cranks fresh black pepper
  • 1 Tbsp olive oil
  • 1 small yellow onion, chopped
  • 3 cloves garlic, pressed
  • 1/2 cup water
  • 2 chipotle peppers in adobo sauce, seeded and chopped
  • 2 Tbsp molasses

For the Slaw:

  • 12oz pkg broccoli coleslaw mix
  • 1 mango, peeled and diced
  • 1 lime, juiced and zested
12 prepared corn muffins, halved

Directions:

  1. Lay pork tenderloins in a large slow cooker. Sprinkle with salt, pepper and olive oil. Add garlic, onion, chipotle peppers, water and molasses. Cover and cook on low for 6-8 hours.
  2. Remove tenderloins, shred, and return to slow cooker. Mix juices with meat.
  3. In large bowl, combine coleslaw mix with diced mango, lime juice and lime zest.
  4. To serve, place muffin halves on plate, top with pork and slaw. Enjoy!
  • recipe adapted from Taste of Home Magazine March 2012

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16 comments on “Slow Cooker Chipotle Pork with Mango Slaw”

  1. this looks so good! i love slow cooker meals 🙂

  2. This looks great – I love the idea of serving on corn muffins.

  3. I just love the flavor chipotle peppers give to meat!! In fact I just bought a can over the weekend and some chicken…I am trying a little harder to come up with some new meals for our rotation. I love the pork with the corn muffins!!!

  4. I love slow cooker pork, and when you combine it with mango I am totally sold!!

  5. oh my goodness – that slaw!! I can’t wait to try it.

  6. Good Morning! I wanted to let you know that I featured this in my “What I Bookmarked This Week” post on Saturday. Stop by and see.

  7. Mmmm…that combination of the spicy pork, the cool slaw and the crunchy corn muffin has my mouth watering! Featuring your post on my FB page today.

    Jenn

  8. Mmmm…that combination of the spicy pork, the cool slaw and the crunchy corn muffin has my mouth watering! Featuring your post on my FB page today.

    Jenn

  9. What a fun combo, love the corn muffins. /the broccoli mango slaw looks delish.

  10. Looks delicious. Thanks for sharing at the Weekend Potluck. Hope you’ll come back this weekend.
    ~Kim

  11. This is going on my to-do list and Pinterest board ASAP … the cornbread, the slaw, that pork … YUM!! Thanks for sharing this at the {what’s shakin’ link party}!!

  12. Next time I make pork I will try this recipe!

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