Chinese Barbecue Pork (Char Siu)
 
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Serves: 3-4
Ingredients
Instructions
  1. Cut pork shoulder into 3-4 big chunks, place in a food storage container (with locking lid).
  2. Whisk Chinese Barbecue Sauce, cooking wine, dark soy sauce, five spice powder, honey and ginger in a bowl, set aside.
  3. Pour the sauce into the container and marinate the pork for 24 hours in the refrigerator.
  4. Preheat the oven to 400 F, fill a baking pan with water (3/4 full), place on the bottom level of the oven.
  5. Place the pork on to a roasting rack and place on the middle level of the oven (keep the rest of the marinating sauce for later use), bake for 20 minutes.
  6. Removed from oven and turn the pork over, brush the remaining sauce over and place the pork back in the oven, bake for another 20 minutes.
  7. Remove baking pan at the bottom level, drain water, wipe dry and cover with tinfoil, put back into the oven.
  8. Brush some honey onto the pork, bake for 5 minutes.
  9. Removed from oven and turn the pork over, brush honey over and place the pork back in the oven, bake for another 5 minutes.
  10. Slice the Char Siu into thin pieces, serve with rice or noodles and enjoy!
Notes
Pork shoulder is moderately fatty and is great for making Char Siu.
Recipe by Spice the Plate at https://www.spicetheplate.com/pork/chinese-barbecue-pork/