Char Siu (AKA Chinese Roast Pork) is a staple in Chinese cuisine 🥘 – ever try it before? Go to any dim sum spot and they’re bound to have it.
If you don’t have dim sum near you, try out this recipe. The longest part of the process is the marinating. Grilling takes just about 10 mins!
Recipes serves 4
▫3lbs pork butt or pork shoulder
▫️1.5 tbsp garlic powder
▫️3 tbsp sugar
▫️2 tbsp oyster sauce
▫️2 tbsp soy sauce
▫️1 tbsp hoisin sauce
▫️1 tbsp Shaoxing wine
▫️1 cube red fermented bean curd
▫️1 tsp five spice powder
▫️2 tbsp honey
▫️Mix together the garlic powder, sugar, sauces, wine, red bean curd, and honey.
▫️Red fermented bean curd gives the sauce its signature red color! If you can’t get this – no worries, just omit and the pork will still taste delicious.
▫️Wash your pork meat then add into a container and pork the sauce on top.
▫️Massage sauce into the pork then marinate for at least 1.5 hours and up to 8 hours.
▫️For the grill, preheat it to 425F.
▫️Add some oil onto the grill, then lay pork on top and cover, letting it cook for 5 mins.
▫️Flip the pork, then baste with any leftover sauce and cook for another 3 mins.
▫️Flip again and baste again, then another 3 mins.
▫️Check temp of pork (should be 145F) then remove from the grill and let it rest for 10 mins.
▫️Slice and enjoy!
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