Combine brown sugar and water in a large pot over medium-high heat. Stir until combined. Once mixture begins to bubble, continue cooking for 2-3 minutes, stirring frequently.
Add remaining ingredients, stir and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat to maintain a steady, simmer. Simmer for 60-70 minutes uncovered, stirring every 15 minutes until the liquid has reduced and the pork is tender.
Continue to cook at this point, stirring frequently until the pork reaches a deep caramel color and most of the liquid is gone and pork is glazed.
Serve with shredded carrots, thinly sliced red cabbage, thinly sliced cucumbers, Boston, bob or butter lettuce, chopped peanuts and peanut sauce.