CANTONESE ROAST PORK (CHAR SIU)

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Jo Anne Sugimoto

By
@sugarnspicetedibears

This roast pork is so delicious, especially when you are having won ton soup on a cold evening. It is also very good with chinese hot mustard, as a side dish.

Rating:
★★★★★ 3 votes
Comments:
Serves:
Serves 4

Ingredients

1 1/2 lb
pork belly, unsliced
2 Tbsp
rice wine
2 Tbsp
soy sauce
2 Tbsp
sugar
3 clove
garlic, minced
1 Tbsp
hoisin sauce
1/2 tsp
chinese five spice powder
2 Tbsp
honey

How to Make CANTONESE ROAST PORK (CHAR SIU)

Step-by-Step

  • 1In a large bowl, mix together the rice wine, soy sauce, sugar, garlic, hoisin sauce and chinese five-spice powder.
  • 2Rub pork belly with marinade mixture and marinate for 2 to 3 hours in the refrigerator.
  • 3Preheat oven to 325 degrees.
  • 4Rub excess marinade of the pork belly, not all of it. Place the pork belly in a roasting pan and roast it for 40 - 45 minutes.
  • 5Flip the pork belly over after 20 minutes and brushing honey on the surface.
  • 6The pork belly is done when the outsides begin to crisp and blacken and the center of the pork belly feels as firm as a tight fist.
  • 7Remove from the oven and let it rest for about 10 minutes then transfer to a cutting board and slice into thin pieces.
  • 8Serve with rice or noodles, or with won ton soup.

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About CANTONESE ROAST PORK (CHAR SIU)

Course/Dish: Pork, Roasts
Regional Style: Asian
Collection: Pork® Be inspired®
Other Tag: Quick & Easy