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Homemade Char Siew

This is a very simple recipe to make Char Siew pork at home, and you don’t even need to use oven.

1, Put a piece of pork shoulder butt into a big bowl.

2, Make marinade: 2 tbsp light soy sauce, 1 tbsp dark soy sauce, 1 tbsp cooking wine, 2 tsp ground five spice, 1 tbsp sugar, slices of 1 onion, ginger slices, and a pinch salt.

3, Pour all the marinade into the bowl and fully mix with pork. Let it marinate for at least 1 hour.

4, Heat a pot. Add in 1/2 marinade, pork and pour into enough water covers pork. Bing to boil and simmer for about 40 mins or till pork is fully cooked.

5, Heat a frying pan. Add cooked pork in. Fry each sides till a bit burnt to get the black char.

6, Pour the rest marinade in and reduce the sauce.

7, Cut the pork into slices, and drizzle with the thick sauce.

My husband loves it.


Char Siew Pork

1. Cut pork collar into strips. Or you can just choose striped pork collar.

2. Put pork in a big bowl. Add in 2 tbs Hoisin sauce, 2 tbs honey, 2 tbs light soy sauce, 2 tbs sugar, 1 tbs dark soy sauce, 1 tbs sesame oil, 1 tbs hua diao wine, 1/2 tbs white pepper powder, and 1/2 cup water. Mix pork with sauce well.

3. Cover the bowl with plastic wrap and put into fridge for overnight.

4. Preheat oven to 230 degree C. Put pork into a pot along with marinade. Bring to boil.

5. Turn to low heat and simmer for 30 mins. Flip over occasionally while simmering. Sauce will become thickened.

6. Put pork into baking pan. Into oven for 10 mins.

7. Flip over and bake for another 10 mins.

8. Cool down and cut into slices.

My husband loves them very very very much.