Sesame Lime Pork Shoulder

Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 6 hours
Total Time 6 hours 10 minutes
Servings 4 servings


  • 1 pork shoulder 2-pound
  • Sea salt and freshly ground black pepper to taste
  • 2 tablespoons sesame seeds
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 2 cloves garlic minced
  • 1/2 teaspoon red pepper flakes
  • 2 drops liquid stevia
  • 2 tablespoons fresh lime juice
  • 2 teaspoons fresh lime zest
  • 1 tablespoon arrowroot
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1/2 cup low sodium chicken broth
  • 2 tablespoons low sodium soy sauce


  • In a large crock cooker, place the pork.
  • In a large bowl, whisk the remaining ingredients. Pour sauce over the pork and cover. Cook for 6 to 8 hours, until pork reaches an internal temperature of 145 degrees. Slice and serve warm.


SERVING SUGGESTION: Creamed spinach and a big bowl of broccoli slaw (use a ready-made mix and toss with mayo and a little rice vinegar).
GLUTEN FREE: Make sure that the spices, oils, broths and soy sauce are all gluten free.
NUTRITION: 478 Calories; 35g Fat (67.0% calories from fat); 32g Protein; 7g Carbohydrate; 1g Dietary Fiber; 121mg Cholesterol; 476mg Sodium. Exchanges: 0 Grain (Starch); 4 1/2 Lean Meat; ½ Vegetable; 0 Fruit; 4 1/2 Fat.
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