Best Roast Pork Ever

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October 9, 2014

Best Roast Pork Ever 5 0 5 25
  • Prep: 30 mins
  • Cook: 7 hrs 30 mins
  • 30 mins

    7 hrs 30 mins

    8 hrs

  • Yields: 2 Adults + 3 Children

Ingredients

2 kg Pork leg roll (Boneless)

Olive oil spray

Salt

To serve

Roasted vegetable of your choice!

I used potatoes, sweet potato, carrots, zucchini, red onion & mushrooms.

Traditional Gravox Powder

Apple sauce

Directions

1Pull pork out if packaging & pat dry with a paper towel.

2

3Spray the slow cooker dish lightly with olive oil spray, place pork in & cook on LOW for 7.5hrs.

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5When the 7.5 hrs is up pull pork out & place in a tray, oil andsalt& place into a preheated oven (As high as it goes) or under a grill for 10-12 mins, keep a very close eye on it as it can burn very quickly!

6

7Allow to rest for 10mins before slicing!

8

9Strain the pan juice to get out any impurities. Add Gravox Powder till thickened.

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11Serve with vegetables & Apple sauce!!!

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13ENJOY ALL

Submitted by Stella Thomson

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54 Reviews

That’s slow cooked roasts … soooo lovely and tender πŸ™‚

Dee

July 11, 2018

I followed this recipe step by step, 2kgs for 7.5 hours, I couldn’t even take the pork out of the slow cooker πŸ™ it kept falling apart. Hopefully it will crackle

Jocelyn Rennie

July 8, 2018

I usually cook my pork on the BBQ, will definitely be doing it this way from now on it was so yummy .

Julie-Anne

July 8, 2018

absolutely amazing! will never cook a pork in the oven again!

Sue

July 1, 2018

I’m trying this recipie tonight,I will write a review when done and add a photo..( if I can) of the finished product.

Jo

June 28, 2018

Reading all of these comments. Pork must sit in the fridge etc to dry out skin for 24 hours out of wrapping before cooking. I use liberal salt after coating with malt vinegar or lemon juice (not oil) to add tang to the rind. Cook, remove rind and flatten as best you can to grill (must watch carefully) or in hot oven, same rule applies. Mine have always been done very successfully in oven bag (family beg me for my roast pork), but now will try out the slow cooker version. I get great roasts from doing them in the slow cooker.

Casey Armitage

June 23, 2018

So easy!!! Amazing!!

Carolyn Ferguson

June 17, 2018

Was absolutely delicious, crackling was half great the other not, could have left in the oven longer than would have been all good did leave under the grill for 20 mins thsnk you for an easy way to cook a pork roast no mess no fuss 😊

Lisa Kerr

June 13, 2018

Cooked this recipe last night and I will never cook roast pork any other way from now on!!! Sooooo easy and soooo delicious .. Thanks so much to the creator… xxx

Natalie Edser

June 3, 2018

An excellent roast! We haven’t done a roast in the slow cooker before so this was an excellent first choice. Nice and easy, moist and it was eaten quickly – next time we will have a larger roast so there’s more for leftovers tomorrow!

Either or πŸ™‚
I find it easier to remove it before hand than hot at the end but up to you

Darlene Ariu

May 21, 2018

Do i take the net off before cooking

joan Taikato

April 29, 2018

Worried about how long a bone in1kg roast woll take on high in slow cooker

Rachel

April 9, 2018

1.5kg roast cooked on low for 5hrs40mins. Grilled for 10 minutes but maybe should have done 12. Turned out great!

Paulene @ Slow Cooker Central

February 20, 2018

You could definitely strain out any solids of there is any πŸ™‚

Steph

February 19, 2018

Probably sounds silly but how do you strain the pan juice to get out any impurities. Is that like the fatty layer in the juices?

Carleen Simpson

October 8, 2017

I didn’t believe that adding no ingredients to the pork would be ok. But you guys know best! Thanks

Shenae

October 7, 2017

How long would it need to cook if on high?

Paulene @ Slow Cooker Central

September 22, 2017

No πŸ™‚

Annette

September 16, 2017

Do u add any liquid???

Emma Webster

August 6, 2017

We loved it!

Colin

July 23, 2017

Moist and melt in the mouth.
Crackling was ok πŸ–πŸ–

Maria Scarman

June 24, 2017

Crackle turned out terrible worst ever πŸ™ meat was ok little dry. But crackle just wouldn’t crackle and was very rubber like and goozy.

Lisa

April 29, 2017

Have done this a few times now……wouldn’t cook it any other way now πŸ™‚

Rachael Willcox

April 23, 2017

Yum! My favourite way to cook a roast pork!

That’s right
It will make heaps of it’s own liquid during cooking πŸ™‚

Kaghy

January 31, 2017

Is there no liquid except the oil in this as I’ve not used a slow cooker before

Mary-Ann

November 22, 2016

I’ve noticed this recipe doesn’t mention scoring the skin at any point in time unlike a traditional oven roast??

Sally

July 19, 2016

my roast is only 714kg in my 5L cooker, how many hours would it need? Thank you πŸ™‚

Sally

July 19, 2016

Do you cut the rind off and put just that in the oven after the 7.5 hours?

You can also do them in the slow cooker along with the roast this way
Roast Vegetables
Basic Vegetables – slow cooker style

Pamela Muir

July 8, 2016

I presume the vegetables were roasted separately in the oven?

Sarah

July 2, 2016

I’d recommend taking the rind off, it worked well but couldn’t get it all so had to do it eventually. I added some lemon juice to the gravy as I felt if needed that acidic taste. Soo yum I’ve got left over for pork and gravy rolls πŸ™‚

Karen

July 2, 2016

Just wondering…. Should the time be halfed for 1kg pork? And should the string be on or off?

Pam

June 27, 2016

Once the pork was cooked I cut the fat off rubbed in some oil and salt and placed it into a very hot oven to crisp up the crackle. I left the pork meat in the sc on low until the crackle was done. This was the first roast I had ever done in the sc and it worked beautifully. Will make it again this way πŸ™‚

Rheanna Lauriston

June 27, 2016

So easy to make and very yummy! The crackling mostly worked! Will be cooking again!!

The crackling of roast pork – the crispy fat on top

Jenny o

June 27, 2016

What os crackle?

Paul

June 26, 2016

Can’t go wrong with this recipe if you follow the very simple instructions. It’s so easy. Every one loved it!

Janet Wilson

June 11, 2016

The first time I made this I put just the crackle in the hot oven and it was awesome. The second time I put the whole roast in the oven and the meat went dry. This time I’m laying the pork in the slow cooker on a bed of sliced onion and 2 cooking apples and at the end of the cooking time I will just put the crackle in the hot oven and leave the meat in the slow cooker on keep warm.

Samantha

June 2, 2016

YUM YUM YUM!!! tENDER BEAUTIFUL PORK…..Will have to work on the crackling…. Put under grill too low under the flame … Outside was amazing xxxxxxx Thank you for posting this recipe xxxx

Sarah Nicita

May 28, 2016

Pork turned out awesome, crackle failed oven for 20 minutes then took crackle off & oven for another 20 minutes , still no good πŸ™

What a shame :/ It’s a much loved recipe to many
Better luck next time πŸ™‚

Sammy

May 14, 2016

The crackle did not work for me! I followed the instructions to a T!
Very disappointed!
My pork was left dry as I was trying to get it to crackle in the oven.

Tarra

April 30, 2016

omg yummmmmm!!!
no tea towl just the lid Emma πŸ™‚

Tracey

April 15, 2016

This was the first non-casserole/stew type
dish I tried in my slow cooker and wow an absolute perfect roast pork.

Delicious and so simple!

Kim

April 14, 2016

Was awesome! Crisped it up in the oven at the end and no complaints in our household. The crackle was brilliant.

Kirsty

April 14, 2016

This recipe resulted in my first successful pork crackling. I’ve tried to experiment with other recipes and methods since and this was by far the best.

Jasna Sosic

April 11, 2016

I can’t wait to try this. Im surprised the salt isnt added until it’s ready to be crisped. Usually we salt ( ALOT ) and rub the skin before cooking. I’ll let you know how I go.

I wouldn’t recommend the oven bag πŸ™‚
Try it without that for starters

Eva

April 10, 2016

I cooked mine in an oven bag, and the rind went like jelly there was no way this would crisp up… Next time I will just put roast in slow cooker…. Thanks…

Rozi Pottsy

February 19, 2016

For a first-timer, I think this is the best way to cook Roast Pork.
And now I’ve cooked it a number of times… I still think this is the best way to cook Roast Pork
Simple, Easy, Tasty

Kathleen

December 19, 2015

Belly pork is the best -no left overs -easy to cook -leave it on all day -come home Put under grilled serve with salad -a real winner

emma

November 24, 2015

Does this need a lid an tea towl? Thank you.

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