Chinese Barbecued Pork ( Cha Sieu)

Total Time
2hrs 50mins
2 hrs
50 mins

This is from the Diana Liu cookbook. I'm posting it here for future reference.

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  1. Marinate pork in salt, pepper, five spice powder, sherry, soy sauce, food coloring, and hoisin sauce for at least 2 hours.
  2. Pre-heat oven to 350*.
  3. Bake pork on roasting pan rack for 25 minutes on each side.
  4. Slice into 1/8" thick slices.
  5. Serve hot or cold with toasted sesame seeds and hot mustard or soy sauce.
  6. To make hot mustard: Mix 2 oz. dry mustard, 1/2 teaspoons salt, 2 oz. boiling water and 2 teaspoons oil; work all ingredients into a smooth paste.
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5 5

This is great, and much easier than I expected. I was in a hurry and barely got the 2 hours marinating time, and I will let it sit even longer next time, because I think longer would get even more flavor into the meat. Made for Fall 2011 PAC game.

5 5

Very good. This came out very moist and was great to snack on. I made this with Ma'ono's Chinese-Style Mustard Dipping Sauce which was a good pairing. Thanks for sharing CJAY. Made for What's On the Menu tag.

5 5

Wow! Taste almost exactly like pork spareribs you get in the chinese restaurants, delicious! I marinated the meat 24 hours because I started them marinating too late in the evening, and had to work the next day. It still worked out well.