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Char Siu Chinese Red Roast Pork

Ingredients

 

3 lbs boneless pork

3 Tbsp warmed honey

marinade:

1 tsp salt

4 Tbsp soy sauce

4 tsp Finely minced ginger OR 4 thin slices Ginger

3 Tbsp honey, warmed shopping list

2 Tbsp sugar, white or brown

1 tsp or more Crushed garlic

3 Tbsp rice wine OR Sherry (NEVER USE cooking sherry!!!)

1 Tbsp Chinese 5 spice powder

2 Tbsp hoisin sauce OR oyster sauce

2 drops red food color (more or none if prefered)

 

Preparation:

  • Cut pork into 2-3 inch wide strips and place in 1 gal sized plastic bag
  • Heat Soy sauce, Honey and Sugar together in sauce pan til disolved
  • mix all other marinade ingredients together and add to soy mixture
  • pour over pork and marinade for 6+hrs or overnight, turning occasionally.
  • Marinading up to 24 hrs is fine.
  • Preheat oven to 400 degrees.
  • Prepare roasting pan with 1 inch water in bottom of pan.
  • Place pork strips on wire rack over pan w/ water and place on mid-rack of oven
  • roast 20-25 mins basting with 2-3 Tbsp warmed honey
  • turn and baste other side for 25-30 mins
  • honey should nicely char edges