Lyndey Milan’s Quick And Easy Char Siew Pork Recipe is tasty and only takes only 10 minutes. making it a family favourite. Char Siew Pork is one of the wonders of traditional Chinese cuisine. Many recipes include red bean paste or you can add a little tomato sauce.
Preparation time 10 minutes
Cooking time Cooking 25 minutes + 10 minutes resting
1 pork fillet, approx 400g
2 cloves garlic, crushed
2 teaspoons brown sugar
1 tablespoon soy sauce or kecap manis
1 tablespoon dry sherry
11/2 tablespoons hoi sin sauce
2 teaspoons honey
1/2 teaspoon Chinese 5 spice powder
1 Combine marinade ingredients and smother pork for one hour or longer.
2 Pre-heat oven to 200°C. Place pork on rack on a baking tray and cook for 25 – 30 minutes or until firm to the touch and dark on the outside. Baste a couple of times during cooking with marinade and reserve remainder.
3 Remove pork from oven, cover loosely with foil and rest 10 minutes. Slice and serve with noodles and a steamed Asian green like baby bok choy or choy sum and noodles flavoured with marinade. Any excess marinade can be heated and poured over the pork.
4 To accompany char siew pork, saute a finely sliced carrot in a tsp of sesame oil in a stir fry pan. Cover 350g packet fresh Singapore noodles (thin egg noodles) with boiling water in a bowl or jug. When carrot is soft add 4 sliced mushrooms and 6 chopped green shallots. Stir-fry for a minute or two more, then add drained noodles and 2 tbs char siew marinade. Stir through and serve immediately with pork.