Low Carb Slow Cooker Asian Pork Tenderloin Recipe
This keto slow cooker asian pork tenderloin recipe is a budget friendly option that will easily feed a hungry family of four and still give you leftovers for lunch the next day. Pork tenderloin is marinated in all of your favorite Asian flavors and cooked slowly in a crock pot while you are working or enjoying life.
Come home to the house filled with delightful smells of dinner cooking. Serve the sliced marinated pork tenderloin over cauliflower rice or broccoli slaw.
The slow cooker is a useful appliance to have if you are on a keto diet and like to meal prep. As a working mom and wife that has to feed three hungry boys, I’m always on the hunt for easy keto recipes that don’t require a lot of time. Many of my favorite recipes can be made in a crockpot.
I try to have freezer friendly keto recipes prepped ahead of time that can be thawed the night before and thrown in the slow cooker before I leave for work. After an 8 hour shift, you come home to your house smelling amazing and dinner is ready to serve!
This recipe will be ready in 3-5 hours depending on the thickness of your pork tenderloin. If you are slow cooking this recipe while you are at work, it’s best to use a slow cooker with a timer and warmer setting. This will allow you to cook the marinated pork tenderloin for the proper short cooking time and keep it warm until dinner is ready.
Dump & Go Freezer Friendly Keto Dinner
If you lead a busy life or have an active family, it’s a good idea to have freezer friendly keto meals on hand. That way when you are coming up empty on ideas for dinner or thawed meat ready to cook in the evening, you can prepare a keto freezer meal that you prepped ahead of time.
This recipe is a dump and go keto freezer meal. Meaning that you dump all the ingredients in a bag to freeze. When you go to cook your meal, you dump all the ingredients in a slow cooker and go on with your life. Hours later, you have dinner ready.
My favorite way is to the asian marinated pork tenderloin is over broccoli slaw, cauliflower rice or shiratki rice. My favorite shiratki rice is by Zeroodle. It is very low in carbs and doesn’t have that weird smell or texture like other shiratki noodles have. The leftover sauce from the marinated pork tenderloin is delicious and you can spoon it over the broccoli slaw or cauliflower rice.
Keto Meal Prep Tips
Meal prep is a often crucial factor to being successful on the keto diet. You ways want to be prepared with healthy low carb foods to eat, so you don’t cheat when you are hungry.
Having freezer meals ready to go are a great way to ensure success and allow you to have dinner on the table when you have nothing else planned.
This is a freezer friendly keto dinner that you can prep ahead of time. You can even double or tripple the recipe to make extras to store in your freezer. Add of the ingredients to a ziploc bag and store in the freezer or refrigerator to cook up later.
I love utilizing the slow cooker as a tool for getting dinner ready on busy weeknights. Recipe like this pork tenderloin allow me to dump all the ingredients in one pop, cover and let cook until I get home from work.
If you didn’t prep this keto dinner ahead of time as a freezer meal, a meal prep tip you can still implement is to add all the ingredients to your slow cooker liner the night before. Cover and store the crock pot in the refrigerator until you need to plug it in and cook it. Often the mornings can be a hassle to try to squeeze prepping the slow cooker with dinner. This will save you an extra 10 minutes in the morning.