Chinese Char Siu Pork Roast

12
Servings
1d
Prep Time
3h
Cook Time
1d 3h
Ready In

Recipe: #38055

January 09, 2022



"For Chinese new year must have red food coloring"

Original recipe yields 12 servings
OK

Nutritional

  • Serving Size: 1 (187.4 g)
  • Calories 515.3
  • Total Fat - 34.8 g
  • Saturated Fat - 11.2 g
  • Cholesterol - 148.5 mg
  • Sodium - 835.5 mg
  • Total Carbohydrate - 9.7 g
  • Dietary Fiber - 0.4 g
  • Sugars - 7.6 g
  • Protein - 38.7 g
  • Calcium - 47.8 mg
  • Iron - 2.9 mg
  • Vitamin C - 0.9 mg
  • Thiamin - 0.8 mg

Step 1

Combine all the ingredients except the pork and the food coloring in a saucepan.

Step 2

Heat for 2 minutes until everything is melted and you have a smooth sauce.

Step 3

Remove most of the top layer of fat from the pork.

Step 4

Pierce the pork all over with a fork. Season gently with a little salt.

Step 5

Place the pork in a bowl.

Step 6

Add food coloring to the sauce and stir to combine.

Step 7

In a large bowl

Step 8

Combine 1 cup of the sauce with the pork.

Step 9

Rotate the meat several times so it is well coated on all sides with the sauce.

Step 10

Put in a gallon ziploc bag and put in the refrigerator overnight.

Step 11

Reserve the rest of the sauce for cooking the next day.

Step 12

Preheat oven to 350 degrees Fahrenheit

Step 13

Shake off the excess sauce.

Step 14

Place pork on a rack in a roasting pan lined with aluminum foil.

Step 15

Roast for 3 hours

Step 16

Baste it every 1/2 hour with the reserved sauce.

Step 17

Let it rest for at least 15 minutes.

Step 18

Slice and brush with the remaining sauce

Tips & Variations


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