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Peking Pork Chops Recipe
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Peking Pork Chops

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"I believe I am the original poster of this recipe. My mom handed this recipe down to me several years ago and it has recently become very popular with busy moms all over the Internet. Try using Chinese ketchup instead of regular. Serve with steamed white rice like jasmine or basmati and/or Chinese noodles."

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Original recipe makes 6 servings Change Servings
  • PREP

    15 mins
  • COOK

    6 hrs

    6 hrs 15 mins


  1. Trim excess fat from pork chops and place in slow cooker. Mix brown sugar, ginger, soy sauce, ketchup, garlic, salt and pepper in small bowl and pour over meat. Cover, turn to low and cook 4 to 6 hours, or until tender. Season with salt and pepper, if needed.
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  • Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

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Most Helpful Positive Review
Dec 18, 2005

Being of chinese descent, as well as the daughter of two very well known chefs, it is hard to capture my taste buds. but this recipe was quick and easy and all 5 of my kids (including the baby) loved this as well as my husband and parents! I made rice and noodles to go with this along with an oriental salad as some like rice and others like noodles. I will defintelty be putting this one in my recipe box!

Most Helpful Critical Review
Jan 16, 2011

Did not like at all. Very dry and very salty. I even used low sodium soy sauce. Sorry, not a keeper.

Sep 11, 2003

I guess I have some weird dissorder because for some reason it's almost impossible for me to follow a recipe exactly as it's written. Just like the majority of recipes I try, I just have to add a little extra something. I decreased the soy to 1/4 of a cup (some reviewers said 1/2 a cup made it too salty) and added a dash of onion powder, garlic powder and worchestershire sauce. The chops turned out tasty and tender. At first the sauce didn't look like it would be enough, but the pork lets out a lot of water, so no problem there. I'm serving this with egg noodles and baked cauliflower (also found on this site). Hubby's not home from work yet (and my 4 year old son wouldn't touch pork chops with a ten foot stick) so I'm basing this review upon my little "taste test" and I enjoyed it. Thanks Lynda.

May 18, 2011

Tender, moist and delicious! This was super easy and had a nice Asian flair to it - definitely great for a "fix it and forget it" type of meal. I used low sodium soy sauce, added a couple splashes of rice wine vinegar and let it go. I found that this was done in 4 hours vs. 6 and there's nothing worse than the dreaded "dry pork" so watch your cooking time. I plated it and to pretty it up a bit I topped it with some chopped green onion - very good without a lot of effort.

Jan 25, 2004

This was really good. All I had was really thin chops, but they still came out nice and tender. I gave this recipe five stars because my preschooler not only ate his whole chop but had two helpings of rice with the "gravy" on it. He hummed while he ate. I wasn't sure what Chinese ketchup was so I used half hoisin sauce and half ketchup. I also used about half the amount of light soy and almost doubled the sugar and it was still plenty salty enough. During the last hour or so, I added some canned pineapple chunks along with a good shot of the juice and half a green pepper. Definitely a keeper! Thank you.

Jul 23, 2003

Pretty good but as others have mentioned, the soy sauce (1/2 cup) is overwhelming. Still, to the recipe's credit, the chops were very moist. They fell apart as I was trying to take them out of the slow cooker to serve.

Mar 07, 2003

I didn't know that I was out of soy sauce, so I substituted beer and left out the ginger. It was incredible.

Feb 28, 2006

Excellent!!My one and two year old's both loved this!! I added a splash of cider vinegar and a little extra brown sugar. Was soooo good!! I also turned the crock pot up to high, and cracked the lid for the last hour to thicken the sauce a bit, worked great!


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  • Calories
  • 161 kcal
  • 8%
  • Carbohydrates
  • 10.4 g
  • 3%
  • Cholesterol
  • 37 mg
  • 12%
  • Fat
  • 6.3 g
  • 10%
  • Fiber
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Protein
  • 15.3 g
  • 31%
  • Sodium
  • 1337 mg
  • 53%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.

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