Slow Cooker Pork Ramen Soup

PorkRamenSoup

Here I am sitting at home trying to fight off a cold or flu. My wife and son are going snowshoeing, and I am crazy envious. They will probably be cold and in need of warmth when they return, so I am making some ramen soup. Hopefully, it will make me feel better too.

Slow Cooker Pork Ramen Soup

Ingredients:

  • 1 slab pork ribs, silver skin removed
  • 4 cups low sodium chicken broth
  • 1 cup apple juice
  • ¼ cup soy sauce
  • ¼ cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon fresh ginger, minced
  • 1 tablespoon chili paste
  • The juice of 1 lime
  • ¼ cup brown sugar
  • 2 cups sliced mushrooms
  • Ramen noodles
  • Garnish options: Cilantro, sliced carrots, green onions, jalapeños, lime wedges

Instructions:

  1. Add pork, chicken broth, apple juice, soy sauce, rice wine vinegar, ginger, chili paste, lime juice and brown sugar to the slow cooker.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8 hours.
  3. Remove ribs and shred, discarding bones
  4. Return meat to the slow cooker along with the mushrooms.
  5. Cover and cook 20 minutes.
  6. Add ramen noodles to the pot and cook for 10 minutes or until noodles are cooked completely.
  7. Spoon into bowls and top with your choice of garnish.
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