Slow-Cooker Soy, Honey & Sriracha Pork

Prep time 15 minutes Cook time 3 hours 20 minutes

Serves 6 people



  • 2 teaspoons peanut oil
  • 1.3kg piece pork neck (Scotch), tied in 2cm intervals
  • 4cm piece ginger, peeled and cut into matchsticks
  • 3 garlic cloves, thinly sliced
  • 2 star anise
  • ½ cup salt reduced soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 ½ tablespoons sriracha sauce*
  • ¼ cup lime juice
  • ½ cup water
  • coriander leaves, steamed jasmine rice, steamed choy sum and lime wedges, to serve


  1. 1.
    Preheat slow-cooker on high.
  2. 2.
    Heat oil in a large frying pan (or use your metal slow-cooker insert) over medium-high heat. Add pork and cook, turning occasionally, for 5 minutes or until evenly browned. Place pork in slow-cooker
  3. 3.
    Combine ginger, garlic, star anise, soy sauce, honey, sriracha sauce, lime juice and water in medium jug. Whisk until well combined. Pour mixture over pork. Cover and cook for 3 hours on high, turning pork every 30 minutes, or until tender.
  4. 4.
    Remove pork from slow-cooker to a plate. Cover to keep warm. Pour sauce from the slow- cooker into a medium saucepan. Bring to boil over high heat then reduce heat and simmer until reduced by a half and slightly sticky.
  5. 5.
    Remove string from pork. Slice pork and serve with the sauce, coriander leaves, rice, choy sum, coriander and lime wedges.