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Crock Pot Teriyaki Pork


Crock Pot Teriyaki Pork is so incredibly easy to prepare. Simply toss all of the ingredients into the crockpot and let the machine do its magic. The end result is fork-tender and full of flavor!

Hey, y'all! Welcome to my latest series on the blog; Make Ahead Mondays! Let me tell you, meal planning and meal prepping has been a game changer for me. Recently, our family grew from a family of 2 to a family of 5 when our latest group of foster children joined us.

Before, when it was just the two of us, I'd meal plan- meaning I'd sit down on the weekends and figure out what meals I was going to prepare throughout the week. I'd jot down a grocery list and head to the store to stock up for the week. Now that we're moms to a 5-year-old and 1 1/2-year-old twin boys, I had to switch over to meal prepping. Meal prepping, for me, means planning out our menu, grocery shopping, and then spending a couple of hours 1 day a week whipping up all of our meals for the week and tossing them into the freezer until we're ready to use them. Ya'll, I have so much more time on my hands doing things this way AND there's a hell of a lot less dishes.

Throughout this series, I'm going to share with you the recipes I use to on these meal prep days. Hang on tight, your life is about to get so much easier! This week, I'm highlighting my Easy Crock Pot Teriyaki Pork.

Crock Pot Teriyaki Pork is so incredibly easy to prepare. Simply toss all of the ingredients into the crockpot and let the machine do it's magic. The end result is fork tender and full of flavor! Enjoy it with white rice, fried rice, and your favorite steamed vegetables.

Tips for Making Freezer Crock Pot Meals:

- Keep an eye on your grocery stores sale flyers and stock up on meat when it's on sale.

- Print off recipes your family likes so you don't have to hunt them down or create a special Pinterest board with all of your favorite freezer meals.

- Label each Ziploc bag with the name of the meal, simple directions and cooking time.

- Make sure you have all of the essentials before you get started- bag holders, gallon size bags, quart size bags, permanent markers, bag holders, and slow cooker liners are great to have on hand.

Kitchen Essentials:

Gallon Size Ziploc Bags

Crock Pot

Ingredients:

4 pork chops about 1" thick

2 cloves, minced garlic

2 tbsp brown sugar

1/4 cup soy sauce

1/3 cup chicken broth

Salt and pepper, to taste

To Enjoy Now:

1. Sprinkle salt and pepper on the pork chops.

2. Place the pork chops on the bottom of the crockpot.

3. Add the remaining ingredients to the crockpot.

4. Cook on low for 6-7 hours.

To Enjoy Later (as a freezer meal):

1. Label a gallon size Ziploc bag with the meals name, directions and cook time.

2. Sprinkle salt and pepper on the pork chops. Place the pork chops in the labeled bag.

3. Add the remaining ingredients to the bag.

4. Remove as much of the air from the bag as possible and store the meat in the freezer until ready to prepare.

6. Thaw the contents of the bag in the refrigerator overnight. Place the ingredients in a crock put and cook on low for 6-7 hours.

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