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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.