Slow-Cooked Hoisin Pot Roast

Total Time

Prep: 20 min. Cook: 8 hours


10 servings

Updated: Mar. 15, 2023
One day my husband commented that he loves plums and meat. The next time I put a roast in the slow cooker, I added some plums. He was onto something! —Jackie Cole, Dunnellon, Florida
Slow-Cooked Hoisin Pot Roast Recipe photo by Taste of Home


  • 1 medium onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 boneless beef chuck roast (4 to 5 pounds)
  • 1 tablespoon canola oil
  • 1 cup water
  • 1 cup hoisin sauce
  • 3 medium plums or 6 pitted dried plums (prunes), halved


  1. Place onion in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Cut roast in half. In a large skillet, heat oil over medium-high heat; brown meat. Transfer meat to slow cooker. Combine water and hoisin sauce; pour over meat. Top with plums. Cook, covered, on low until meat is tender, 8-10 hours. If desired, skim fat.

Nutrition Facts

7 ounces cooked meat with 1/4 cup sauce: 389 calories, 20g fat (7g saturated fat), 119mg cholesterol, 488mg sodium, 15g carbohydrate (9g sugars, 1g fiber), 37g protein.