Soy pork with mushrooms

This dish is perfect for dinner - packed full of succulent juicy pork and hearty mushrooms. It is sure to be a family favourite.

  • 15 mins preparation
  • 8 hrs 15 mins cooking
  • Serves 4
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Soy pork with mushrooms
  • 1.2 kilogram boneless pork shoulder
  • 2 cinnamon sticks
  • 2 star anise
  • 2/3 cup (160ml) soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup (125ml) chinese cooking wine
  • 1/4 cup (55g) firmly packed brown sugar
  • 1 fresh long red chilli, halved lengthways
  • 5 centimetre piece fresh ginger (25g), sliced thinly
  • 6 clove garlic, bruised
  • 2 1/2 cup (625ml) water
  • 150 gram shiitake mushrooms, halved if large
  • 150 gram oyster mushrooms, halved in large
  • 150 gram shimeji mushrooms
  • 100 gram enoki mushrooms
  • 4 baby buk choy, halved or quartered


Soy pork with mushrooms
  • 1
    Place pork, cinnamon, star anise, sauce, cooking wine, sugar, chilli, ginger, garlic and the water in a 4.5-litre (18-cup) slow cooker. Cook, covered, on low, about 8 hours.
  • 2
    Carefully remove pork from cooker; stand, covered, 15 minutes. Using a slotted spoon, remove cinnamon, star anise, chilli, ginger and garlic from broth.
  • 3
    Add mushrooms and buk choy to cooker. Cook, covered, on high, for 15 minutes or until mushrooms are tender; season to taste.
  • 4
    Serve sliced pork with vegetables and a little broth.


Not suitable to freeze. Rice noodles are the perfect addition to this delicious dish.

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