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Honey glazed Char Siew (3) 蜜汁叉烧

I have made Honey Maltose Char Siew and Chicken Char Siew before and this is another version of char siew,  glazed with honey.  I like my char siew to be slightly sweet and sticky and without the addition of red colouring.   Sliced up to serve, this juicy, tender char siew pairs very well with rice or noodles.


Honey glazed Char Siew (3)  蜜汁叉烧  
Ingredients

  • 700 gm pork belly, skin removed
  • 1/2 Tbsp honey
  • 1/2 Tbsp light soya sauce
  • 1 Tbsp dark soya sauce
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp brown sugar
  • 1 tsp chopped garlic
  • 1 Tbsp Chinese rose wine
  • a dash of 5 spice powder
  • a dash of pepper
  • Honey and a bit of water to glaze
Method
  1. Marinate the pork belly with the above ingredients for a few hours or preferably overnight.
  2. Place the marinated meat in a wok with the gravy and 1/4 cup water, cook on medium heat, turning the meat over once in a while.
  3. Once the meat is thoroughly cooked and gravy reduce, transfer the meat onto a parchment lined pan.  Baste the meat with honey glaze and grill for 2 mins. on both sides.
  4. Remove from oven and slice up to serve, once cooled.



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