Pork Marinade

Paleo, AIP, GAPS and SCD Friendly


  • 1 pound pork roast

  • 1.5 TBSP maple syrup (for GAPS and SCD use raw honey)

  • 3 TBSP extra virgin olive oil

  • 1.5 TBSP balsamic vinegar (omit for GAPS and SCD or substitute coconut aminos)

  • 1.5 TBSP lemon juice

  • 1.5 TBSP raw apple cider vinegar

  • ½ TBSP dried thyme

  • 1 tsp sea salt

  • 1 TBSP marjoram (dried herb)

  • 1-2 TBSP Coconut oil (for cooking step)

  • 1-2 cup coconut water (for cooking step)


  • Combine all ingredients in a jar and mix well.

  • Pour over the pork (in a glass bowl with lid) and marinade for 12-24 hours (24 hours is recommended), turning the roast a few times to re-coat with the marinade.

  • When ready to cook, add the coconut oil and coconut water to your slow cooker or Instant Pot then add the meat.

  • For slow cooker, cook for 7-9 hours on low or 5-7 hours high in a slow cooker.*

  • For Instant Pot, set to manual for 90-120 minutes.*

*Actual cooking time will depend on the size of the roast.


Pork Marinade

Pork Marinade

DinnerLee Ann Heckathorn