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Chinese Pork Tenderloin with Garlic Sauced Noodles

Chinese Pork Tenderloin {with Garlic Sauced Noodles}

Cooking Light
Cook Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Total Time 4 hrs 15 mins
Servings 4


  • 1 1 lb. pork tenderloin
  • 1/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce divided
  • 1 Tbl. hoisin sauce
  • 1 Tbl. tomato sauce
  • 1 tsp. sugar
  • 1 tsp. grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 garlic cloves minced
  • 3 Tbl. rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp. sesame oil
  • 4 cups hot cooked Chinese-style noodles about 8 ounces uncooked
  • 1 carrot matchstick cut, lightly steamed
  • 3/4 cup diagonally sliced scallions
  • 1/4 cup fresh cilantro leaves
  • 1/4 cup peanuts
  • 1/4 cup cilantro leaves
  • 1 lime cut into wedges


  • Place tenderloin in slow cooker. Combine 1 Tbl. soy sauce and next 5 ingredients (through garlic) and pour over pork. Cover and cook on LOW 4 hours or until tender enough to shred. Remove pork and place in a medium bowl, reserving cooking liquid. Let pork stand 10 minutes. Then shred with two forks.
  • Strain cooking liquid through a sieve into a bowl then return to slow cooker. Stir in remaining 3 Tbl. soy sauce, vinegar, and sesame oil. Cover and cook on HIGH 10 minutes.
  • Turn slow cooker off. Add in pork, cooked noodles, carrot, scallions, and cilantro, tossing to coat. Pour mixture into a large serving bowl. Sprinkle with peanuts and fresh cilantro. Serve with lime wedges.


Add 2 cups of steamed broccoli florets to bulk up this dish without bulking up on calories.