This is hands down the BEST Pork and Sauerkraut recipe ever! Succulent, tender pork is flavored with sauerkraut that has been sweetened with apples. This Slow Cooker Pork and Sauerkraut is incredibly easy to make and delicious to eat.
Liberally season the pork loin with salt and pepper on all sides.
Heat oil in large skillet or dutch oven. Sear pork loin on all sides, 2-3 minutes per side.
Add seared pork into a slow cooker. Pour in apple juice. Place onions, apples, and garlic around the pork loin. Top with sauerkraut.
Place lid on the slow cooker and cook for 4-5 hours on high or 8-10 hours on low.
Remove pork and slice or shred and serve with cooking liquids.
Be sure to drain the sauerkraut from the juices it is canned in and
If you don't have apple juice, use chicken stock in it's place, but add in 2 tablespoons of brown sugar to help balance the flavors in this pork and sauerkraut. But I am telling you, the apple juice makes this dish incredible.
16 ounces of sauerkraut is enough for a 2-4 pound pork loin. Any larger pork loin, you will want to double the amount of sauerkraut.