How to Easily Master Cantonese Char Siu at Home?

CiCi Li
By CiCi Li
November 23, 2016Food Paradise

How to easily make Cantonese Char Siu at home? This is quick and simple recipe that anyone can master!

1 pound of pork butt
2 tablespoons of honey and 2 tablespoons of water

2 pieces of Chinese fermented red bean curd
1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of dark soy sauce
1 tablespoon of Shaoxing wine
2 tablespoons of honey
4 tablespoons of sugar
a pinch of five-spice powder
a pinch of white pepper
1 clove of minced garlic

In a bowl, add 2 pieces of Chinese fermented red bean curd, 1 tablespoon of oyster sauce, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of dark soy sauce, 1 tablespoon of Shaoxing wine, 2 tablespoons of honey, 4 tablespoons of sugar, a pinch of five-spice powder, a pinch of white pepper, 1 clove of minced garlic. Mix well.

In a big zip lock bag, add 1 pound of pork butt and the sauce. Marinate overnight in the fridge.

Preheat oven to 400 degrees. Pour the marinade sauce into a bowl. Place the pork on a wire rack and bake for 25 minutes. Then remove from oven, brush the remaining sauce over both sides. Place it back into the oven and bake for another 25 minutes. Take them out and brush honey water on it and bake for another 10 minutes.

Slice the char siu into bite size pieces.

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