Roasted Pork Sandwiches

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This recipe requires a slow cooker, but the end result is immensely rewarding. The recipe yields 4 servings, or enough for 3 pre-made meals. It’s incredibly delicious, and the slow cooking method turns the pork bellies into a beautifully tender and juicy consistency.

Alternatively, try these pork belly recipes from The Woks of Life.

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Roast Pork Sandwiches

This recipe requires a slow cooker, but it’s definitely worth the wait. This recipe yields 4 servings (or 3 prepped meals). It's very delicious, the slow-cooked pork bellies go all melty and tender.
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 4 hours
Total Time 4 hours 15 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Servings 4
Calories 669 kcal


  • 1 Slow Cooker


  • 3 pounds pork shoulder
  • ¼ cup oil
  • 2 tbsp honey
  • 2 garlic heads
  • 3 tbsp italian seasoning
  • ½ tsp red pepper flakes
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 1 red onion sliced
  • 1 red pepper sliced
  • Dijon mustard
  • 4 submarine rolls


  • Mix pork, honey, seasonings + 1 cup of water in a slow cooker until evenly coated.
  • Cook on high for 4 hours, until tender and easily shreddable. Set to warm after.
  • Meanwhile, add onion and red pepper to a mixing bowl and season to taste. Transfer to a baking tray and drizzle with oil.
  • Preheat the oven to 375 degrees 1 hour before pork is done. Roast onions and red peppers for 40 minutes.
  • Transfer pork to a tray and let it cool.
  • Shred pork using 2 forks. Taste for salt, add more if necessary.
  • Spread mustard as desired on rolls. Top with pork, red onions, red peppers.


Calories: 669kcalCarbohydrates: 49gProtein: 47gFat: 31gSaturated Fat: 6gCholesterol: 139mgSodium: 2202mgPotassium: 858mgFiber: 4gSugar: 16gVitamin A: 1069IUVitamin C: 42mgCalcium: 104mgIron: 15mg
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