These easy banh mi pork taco recipe is vietnamese street food made right in your crockpot. topped with quick pickled vegetables perfect for meal planning, meal prep, lunch, dinner, meal ideas. Easy marinade, healthy. inspired by banh mi sandwich. pulled pork made in your slow cooker.

Slow Cooker Banh Mi Inspired Tacos

These banh mi pork tacos inspired by Vietnamese flavors are made right in your slow cooker…

You’ll love these Banh Mi pork tacos because it’s…

flavorful

made right in your slow cooker

easy

both sweet and savory


These easy banh mi pork taco recipe is vietnamese street food made right in your crockpot. topped with quick pickled vegetables perfect for meal planning, meal prep, lunch, dinner, meal ideas. Easy marinade, healthy. inspired by banh mi sandwich. pulled pork made in your slow cooker.

First, start by seasoning the pork shoulder with a large pinch of salt and pepper. Now, in a large pan, on medium-high heat, add a couple tablespoons of sesame oil, then cook the pork until all sides are golden brown. Once it’s done, grease the crock pot with extra sesame seed oil, then put the pork into the slow cooker. Next, you’ll make the marinade to pour over the pork. Cook the pork on high for about 4 hours, low for 6 hours. When it’s finished, the pork will easily pull apart with a fork.

With both sweet and savory characteristics, the marinade is inspired by the flavors of Vietnamese banh mi sandwiches. This recipe uses honey as the main sweetener. In addition, it has three tablespoons of brown sugar for more depth, a can of tomato paste for some acidity, a half a cup of low sodium soy sauce, fish sauce for umami and plenty of aromatics to round out the flavors.

banh mi marinade. These easy banh mi pork taco recipe is vietnamese street food made right in your crockpot. topped with quick pickled vegetables perfect for meal planning, meal prep, lunch, dinner, meal ideas. Easy marinade, healthy. inspired by banh mi sandwich. pulled pork made in your slow cooker.

I’ve turned traditional banh mi sandwiches on its head and used the flavors as inspiration banh mi pork tacos.  For these tacos, I used corn tortillas which I lightly toasted using a hot pan. When the tortillas are warm, I stuff them with pulled pork and toppings. The topping list is endless, but I chose shredded red cabbage, Mexican cheese, jalapenos, cilantro, pickled veggies, a lime sour cream sauce, and a red bell pepper aioli. (You can access my pickled veggie and extra sauce recipes for FREE by using the form below, and I will send it right to your inbox.)

 


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Slow Cooker Banh Mi Inspired Pork Tacos

These easy banh mi pork tacos are made right in your slow cooker for an easy weeknight meal. 

Course dinner, lunch
Cuisine asian, Mexican, tacos, vietnamese
Keyword banh mi, banh mi pulled pork sandwich, crockpot, easy, meal prep, pork tacos, pulled pork, simple, slow cooker, tacos, vietnamese, vietnamese street food, weeknight, weeknight meal
Total Time 3 hours 37 minutes

Ingredients

Marinade

  • 1 c. pure honey
  • ½ c. tamari soy sauce
  • 1 6 oz can tomato paste
  • 3 tbsp brown sugar
  • 2 tbsp sesame seeds
  • 2 tbsp coarse ground coriander
  • 2 tbsp garlic finely minced about 5 cloves
  • 2 tbsp fresh ginger finely minced about a thumb-sized piece
  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp liquid smoke
  • 1 tsp chili flakes optional
  • Large lemon or lime juice + zest
  • 2 scallions cut into 1/2 inch pieces
  • ½ c. fresh cilantro roughly chopped
  • Vegetable stock optional (see notes)

Pork

  • 3 -5 lbs Pork shoulder
  • 2 tbsp Sesame oil plus more for crockpot
  • S + P, large pinch of each.

Tacos

  • corn tortillas
  • Mexican cheese blend
  • red cabbage shredded
  • Pickled veggies see notes
  • Fresh cilantro
  • lime wedges
  • jalapeno, sliced
  • avocado, sliced
  • lime sour cream sauce and baja sauce, found in my resource library.

Instructions

  1. Using a large pinch of salt and pepper, season the meat. Coat the pan in sesame oil. On medium-high heat, sear pork until all sides are golden brown.
  2. Coat slow cooker with sesame seed oil
  3. Whisk all marinade ingredients together, and pour over pork.
  4. Set on high for 4-5 hours
  5. Pull apart with a fork.
  6. To make the tacos, warm the tortillas, and dress the with Baja sauce, pulled pork and toppings.

Recipe Notes

You can marinate the pork overnight before searing to inject more flavor. Just pour marinade into the crockpot Keep vegetable stock on stand by. I typically do not have to add liquid, but if the liquid gets below halfway, add some stock to help it out.

 

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