Char Siu Pork
500 gram Pork Tenderloin fillet
2 tablespoon Light soft brown sugar
1 tablespoon Sugar
1 tablespoon Light soy sauce
1 tablespoon Dark soy sauce
1 tablespoon Tomato puree
1 tablespoon Vegetable oil
1/2 tablespoon Ground Chinese five spices
1/2 teaspoon Cider Vinegar
1/4 teaspoon Soybean paste
1/4 teaspoon White pepper
1/4 teaspoon Garlic granule
1/4 teaspoon Baking powder
-In the medium-size mixing bowl, put the light soft brown sugar, sugar, light and dark soy sauce, cider vinegar, white pepper, Chinese five spices, garlic granule, and baking powder. -Use the hand whisker to mix all the ingredients together. This is your marinating sauce.
-Add the pork fillet into the mixing bowl, fold and make sure that the marinated sauce covers the fillet.
-Cover the bowl with the cling film and leave it overnight or at least for 3 hours.
-Preheat the oven at 200 celsius.
-Heat the oil in the frying pan. Fry, the pork fillet for approx 2-3 minutes on each side, to lock in the flavor.
-Transfer the pork fillet on the baking tray, cover it with the foil paper and bake for approx 45 minutes.
-Remove foil paper cover. Drain the juice and save it -to make the sauce. Then put the uncover pork fillet back into the oven.
-Bake until the pork cooked. It should be for a further 15 minutes.
-Take the pork fillet out of the oven, cover and rest for at least 25 minutes.
-Heat the juice and marinated sauce in the frying pan, season with salt, pepper and soybean paste. Bring it to boiled.
-Serve this lovely Charsiu pork with rice/ noodles and vegetables. Drizzle the sauce on top of an extra deliciousness.
– Brush the pork fillet with the melted unsalted butter before resting the meat for extra shine.
-I love having Char siu pork with Pak-Choi. This vegetable does not only give the leafy green color but also it’s soft and velvety texture bring a delicacy to the dish.
-Don’t have time to prepare this dish. Try my quick and easy Chinese Style Pork and noodles recipe and enjoy it with less than 25 minutes.