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I’m sure regular Autoimmune Wellness recipe fans know by now that most of my recipes come from two places: either the idea happens rather accidentally as I’m working on something else, or I have some ingredients hanging around that I need to use up.
I’m definitely a writer and recipe developer who needs the inspirational muses to sing before I create. This recipe is, of course, no exception. I had a pork roast that I wanted to make during a batch cooking session to serve as my and my husband’s lunches for the coming work week. I also had the last of a bottle of fish sauce, and some limes about to go bad… and I really wanted something new, ’cause I was sick of my typical pork roast recipes. What I came up with is this lovely, slightly Asian flavored pork roast. I hope you’ll like it too!
- In a large heavy-bottom skillet, salt pork and sear until the outside starts to darken. Place the pork in a slow cooker.
- In a small bowl whisk together oil, maple, fish sauce, coconut aminos, lime juice, garlic, and ginger. Pour mixture over pork. Cook 6 hours on low or 4 hours on high. When pork is finished remove to a cutting board to rest.
- Pour juices from slow cooker insert into a medium saucepan. Cook the sauce over medium high heat, reducing by about a ⅓. Dissolve arrowroot in water, remove sauce from heat and quickly stir in arrowroot, so sauce thickens.
- Slice roast thin and pour sauce over it. Serve with lime wedges and cilantro.