Char siu (BBQ pork)

Marinate rindless pork belly in a sticky hoisin barbecue sauce, then roast until tender - perfect to fill steamed bao buns for Chinese New Year

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  • Prep
    15 mins
  • Cook
    30 mins
  • Serve in
    45 mins


  •   700g rindless pork belly
  •   4 fat garlic cloves, finely chopped
  •   thumb-sized piece ginger Ginger jin-jer Mainly grown in Jamaica, Africa, India, China and Australia, ginger is the root of the plant. It… , peeled and finely chopped
  •   4 tbsp tomato ketchup
  •   4 tbsp hoisin sauce
  •   4 tbsp golden caster sugar
  •   2 tbsp dark soy sauce
  •   2 tbsp rice vinegar
  •   2 tbsp sunflower oil Sunflower oil A variety of oils can be used for baking. Sunflower is the one we use most often at Good Food as…
  •   Pickled carrot & mooli (see 'Goes well with')
  •   4-5 spring onion Spring onion sp-ring un-yun Also known as scallions or green onions, spring onions are in fact very young onions, harvested… , thinly sliced on the diagonal
  •   6 tbsp wasabi Wasabi wah-sarb-ee The Japanese answer to horseradish, wasabi is related to watercress and grows in a similar way,… mayonnaise (or 6 tbsp mayo mixed with 1 tsp wasabi paste)


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