Crock Pot Pork Loin
Crock Pot Pork Loin
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Cook Time
5hours
Servings Prep Time
4people 30minutes
Cook Time
5hours
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. With just a few ingredients and a protein thrown in a pot for a few hours are all it takes for a delicious main course.
  2. Pork Loin, Trim the visible fat from the loin. If necessary, cut the roast to fit into a 3½-, 4-, or 5-quart crock pot.
  3. In a small bowl, combine the garlic powder, ginger, thyme, and pepper. Rub the spice mixture over the entire surface of the loin.
  4. In a large skillet, heat the oil and brown the loin slowly on all sides. Drain off the fat. Transfer the loin to the crock pot.
  5. Combine the chicken broth, lemon juice, and soy sauce; pour over the loin.
  6. Cover and cook on a low-heat setting for 8 to 10 hours or on a high-heat setting for 4 to 5 hours. When the roast is done, transfer the meat to a serving platter and cover to keep it warm.
Gravy – IP safe (Good for all phases of Ideal Protein)
  1. Pour the juices from the crock pot into a glass measuring cup. Skim off the fat.
  2. Measure 1 cup of liquid, adding water to the juices, if necessary, to make 1 cup.
  3. Transfer the juices to a saucepan, reserving 1/3 cup.
  4. Stir the IP Potato Packet into the reserved 1/3 cup of juice until dissolved, then stir into the juices in the saucepan.
  5. Heat, stirring frequently, until the gravy is thickened and bubbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Cook and stir 2 minutes more.
  6. Season the gravy to taste with salt and pepper. Slice the roast and serve it with the gravy.
Gravy – Not for dieters
  1. Pour the juices from the crock ot into a glass measuring cup. Skim off the fat.
  2. Measure 2 cups of liquid, adding water to the juices, if necessary, to make 2 cups.
  3. Transfer the juices to a saucepan, reserving ½ cup.
  4. Stir 3 tablespoons cornstarch into the reserved ½ cup of juice until dissolved, then stir into the juices in the saucepan.
  5. Heat, stirring frequently, until the gravy is thickened and bubbly, 5 to 7 minutes. Cook and stir 2 minutes more.
  6. Season the gravy to taste with salt and pepper. Slice the roast and serve it with the gravy.
Recipe Notes

Credit: Adapted from http://www.wizardrecipes.com/slow-cooker-pork-loin/