Crockpot Sweet and Sour Pork is the easiest Chinese food recipe you'll ever make. Mix up the sauce, throw everything in the slow cooker, and walk away. In just a few hours you'll have a take-out worthy dish for dinner!
In a medium mixing bowl, whisk together the pineapple juice, ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, and rice wine vinegar.
Cut pork chop into 1-inch pieces. Remove stem and seeds from bell pepper and then cut into 1-inch pieces.
Place pork chops, bell pepper, and pineapple in a 6-quart slow cooker. Pour sauce over the top and stir to coat everything.
Place lid on slow cooker and cook for 6 hours on LOW heat or 3 hours on HIGH heat. (The internal temperature of your pork should be 160 degrees F.)
Mix together cornstarch and water to create a slurry. Pour into slow cooker and stir into sauce. Recover slow cooker and cook on HIGH heat for 30 minutes to let the sauce thicken.
Season sweet and sour pork with salt and pepper to taste. Serve warm with cooked rice and garnish with green onion, if desired.
Optional ingredients: red or yellow onion (cut in 1-inch pieces) and green bell pepper.You can achieve the bright red sweet and sour you see at some Chinese restaurants with a few drops of red food coloring add to the sauce before pouring into your slow cooker. Please note everything will turn red/pink as it cooks.