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Char Siu — Chinese BBQ Pork

  • Author: Roz
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Ingredients

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  • 3 lbs boneless pork
  • 3 Tbsp warmed honey

marinade

  • 1 tsp salt
  • 4 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 4 tsp Finely minced ginger OR 4 thin slices Ginger
  • 3 Tbsp honey, warmed
  • 2 Tbsp sugar, white or brown
  • 2 tsp minced garlic
  • 3 Tbsp rice wine or sherry (not cooking sherry)
  • 1 Tbsp Chinese 5 spice powder
  • 2 Tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 drops red food color (optional)

Instructions

  1. Cut pork into 2-3 inch wide strips; place in 1 gallon size plastic bag
  2. Heat soy sauce, honey and sugar together in sauce pan til dissolved.
  3. Mix all other marinade ingredients together and add to soy mixture.
  4. Pour over pork and marinade for 6 or more hours (or overnight) up to 24 hours, turning occasionally.
  5. Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  6. Prepare roasting pan with 1 inch water in bottom of pan.
  7. Place pork strips on wire rack over pan w/ water and place on mid-rack of oven
  8. roast 25 minutes, basting with warmed honey.
  9. Turn and baste other side for 30 minutes.
  10. The honey will char the edges of the pork nicely.
  11. Slice pork across grain.

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