How Long Cook Pork Loin in Crock Pot

Introduction

There are several ways to cook pork loin. You can sear it in a pan, grill it on the barbecue or broil it in the oven. But there’s another way to cook pork loin that’s much easier and requires less work: slow cooking. I like to use my crock pot for this purpose because I can put everything into the pot and leave it alone while dinner cooks itself. This method is perfect if you have other things going on during the day but still want to come home to a delicious dinner waiting for you at night!

Place pork loin in a crock pot.

Place the pork loin in a crock pot. Add water and seasonings to the crock pot, then cover with lid. Cook on low heat for 6 hours at least (or longer if you want).

Add water and seasonings to the crock pot.

how-long-cook-pork-loin-in-crock-pot

  • Add water and seasonings to the crock pot.

You can use any kind of liquid you want, but water is a good choice because it keeps your pork moist while cooking. In general, 2 tablespoons per pound of meat should do the trick–more if you like things really saucy. You can also add potatoes and carrots if you’re looking for some extra vegetables (and they’ll give their flavor right back).

Cook on low heat, 6 hours.

The next step is to cook on low heat for 6 hours. If you don’t have a crock pot, you can use a slow cooker or Dutch oven. If you don’t have either of those things, there are other options (hint: look at our previous article).

If you want to cook it faster than 6 hours in the oven, then turn it up to 350 F/175 C and let it go for about 2 hours per pound (4-6 pounds).

The pork should be fork tender when done.

The pork should be fork tender when done. If you use a fork to shred the meat, it should fall apart easily and not be tough or chewy.

Conclusion

The pork should be fork tender when done. You can use the loin for sandwiches and other dishes, or cut it into chunks for tacos or chili.

Related Posts