Char Siu Pork

Ingredients

  • 2 lbs of pork butt

Marinade

  • 1 Tbsp sugar
  • 1/2 Tsp salt
  • 1/2 Tsp of five spice powder
  • 1/2 Tsp white pepper
  • 1 pieces of fermented bean curd and 1 Tbsp of juice
  • 1 Tbsp of oyster sauce
  • 1 Tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp dark soy sauce
  • 1 Tbsp Xhou Xing rice wine (or dry sherry)
  • 2 Tbsp honey
  • 2 Tsp molasses
  • 1/2 Tsp of red food coloring
  • 2 cloves minced garlic

Glaze

  • 2 Tbsp of honey
  • 2 Tbsp of water

Directions

  1. Cut pork into 1 and 1/2 inch thick steaks
  2. Mix the marinade ingredients in bowl
  3. Put pork in bag and pour in marinade. Marinate overnight turning once for even penetration
  4. Preheat oven to 500 degrees
  5. Place pork (save marinade) on baking rack in foil lined pan, add half a cup of water to pan to keep juices from burning,  and bake in oven for 25 minutes
  6. Remove from oven and baste with marinade
  7. Add more water to pan to keep juices from burning
  8. Reduce oven temp to 450
  9. Return to oven and bake another 25 minutes
  10. Make honey water by mixing 2 Tbsp of honey with @ Tbsp of water
  11. Remove pork from oven and baste with honey water
  12. Return to oven for ten minutes
  13. Remove from oven, let rest for ten minutes, slice and serve with rice and stir fried baby bok choy
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