Char Siu, Chinese BBQ Pork. Chinese Barbecue Pork is finger licking' good and you will be shocked how easy is it to make it at home! Made with a simple yet flavour loaded Char Siu sauce, pork is marinated to infuse with flavour then roasted until caramelised. Baste your Chinese BBQ Pork frequently for best results!
My father, the hotel restaurant's head chef at the time, used a closely guarded recipe of Chinese sauces, lots of garlic, and spices to make his classic char siu. Easy to prepare oven roasted Char Siu (Chinese Barbecue Pork). Perfect with steamed rice or noodles. You can have Char Siu, Chinese BBQ Pork using 4 ingredients and 10 steps. Here is how you cook it.
Ingredients of Char Siu, Chinese BBQ Pork
- It’s 1/2 cup of hoisin sauce (Lee Kum Kee Brand).
- It’s 1/2 cup of char siu sauce(Lee Kum Kee Brand).
- It’s 1/2 cup of korean bulgogi bbq sauce.
- It’s 1 lb of pork butt (get the cut that is cut with the grain at the asian supermarket).
Char Siu (Chinese Barbecue Pork) is one of the most popular and ubiquitous roast meat in Chinese cuisine. Most restaurants have them hanging in glass cases at the entrance to entice you. Yummy and easy to prepare homemade Char Siu Pork with a homemade Char Siu Sauce. Char Siu Pork is also known a s Chinese style BBQ pork is famous roasted pork dish.
Char Siu, Chinese BBQ Pork step by step
- Combine the hoisin sauce, char siu sauce, and korean bulgogi bbq sauce in a large ziplock bag..
- Place the pork butt into the ziplock bag with the sauce..
- Place the ziplock bag in the refrigerator overnight..
- Pre-heat the oven to 350 degrees farenheit..
- Place a roasting or cooling rack on a sheet pan. Place the marinated pork butt on the rack. Pour the remaining sauce into a bowl and set aside..
- Place the sheet pan with the rack and pork into the oven..
- After 10 minutes coat the meat with a layer of the remaining sauce and flip the meat. Return the meat to the oven..
- Repeat step 7 until the temperature of the thickest part of the pork butt reads 145 degrees farenheit..
- Remove the sheet pan with the rack and pork from the oven and let sit for 15 minutes..
It is featured not only by the yummy taste but also the light red color. In Chinese Char Siu is 叉烧 meaning roasted pork on certain of fork. Combine hoisin sauce, soy sauce, wine, honey, sugar, garlic, colouring (if using) and spice powder in a shallow bowl. Pour half of the sauce into a jug and reserve for later. Sliced up, it is tender and juicy, making it a perfect pairing with steamed rice or noodles.