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Chinese style BBQ pork is also known as Char Siu Pork is famous roasted pork dish. It is featured not only by the yummy taste but also the light red color. In Chinese Char Siu is is usually the barbecued meat (usually made with pork) in China or called as Chinese flavored barbecued meat outside China is a popular way to flavor and prepare pork in Cantonese cuisine. It is traditionally as a type of siu mei, Cantonese roasted meat. It is one of the most popular pork dishes in Chinese/Cantonese cuisine and one of the most ordered dishes in restaurants.

Originally a dish from the south-Eastern China, Chinese style barbecued pork is a favorite dish all over Asia. It is a versatile dish having endless variations. A barbecued pork taste excellent when it is moist and flavorful on the inside and caramelized and slightly chewy on the outside with a sweet aroma redolent of five spice powder and garlic. It goes excellently exceptional on top of some rice with the remaining marinade boiled down into a sauce and also is fantastic on top of noodle soups and in fried rice.

Traditionally this dish is delicious to taste and consumed with starch or stuffed inside a bun with noodles or with rice or served alone as a centerpiece or main dish in traditional family dining feast. Barbecued pork or Char siu is a famous Chinese dish that everyone loves to it as it is tender, juicy, moist and little fatty. Maltose is the secret ingredient that gives barbecued pork that sticky sweet taste and texture. Generally Chinese rose wine is used which lends a very nice flavor to the barbecued pork.

Maltose is a malt sugar that’s made from barley and is extremely viscous and sticky with a smooth texture like very cold honey. It’s not as sweet as honey, but because of its viscosity it helps make the marinade stick to the pork and imparts a malty flavor. The Chinese style barbecued pork or Char siu is of Cantonese origin where skewers of pork meat is marinated in a honey hoisin sauce, and then roast in oven to charred, savory, and sticky sweet perfection.

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Cooking Tips:

  • If you don't have light soy sauce, you can just substitute with ordinary soy sauce.
  • The oil is only required if you are using pork tenderloin or another in cut of pork. Because the meat itself does not have enough fat to create that thick sticky glaze.
  • Barbecued pork has the best flavor when cooked over charcoal, but it can also be cooked in the oven.Health Tips:
  • Pork is good source of Vitamin C, Niacin, Selenium, Poriteins, Vitamin B12, Vitamin B6 and Zinc.
  • The two minerals which are present in Pork are good quantities of Iron and Magnesium.

Chinese style barbecued pork is roasted pork strips glistening with a delicious dark, sweet, gooey glaze very flavorful and aromatic dish. Serve this with steamed rice or vegetables … And you will be blown away by incredibly delicious taste!!!

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