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Char Siu Pork

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Serves 4

An easy to prepare, do-ahead Chinese recipe

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  • 3 tbsp Hoisin sauce
  • 2 tsp light miso paste
  • 2 tbsp mirin
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp tomato ketchup
  • 1 heaped tsp 5 spice powder or to taste
  • a dash of soy sauce
  • 2 pork fillets, about 500g. in weight


    1. Mix the marinade ingredients in a container big enough to hold the 2 pork fillets
    2. Add the pork and leave at least 2 hours, covering with cling film
    3. Preheat the oven to 210 degrees C
    4. Lightly oil an ovenproof dish and add the marinated pork, pouring over half of any remaining marinade, and put in oven
    5. After 10 minutes, reduce heat to 180 C and roast another 40 minutes, turning over half way through and adding remaining marinade.
    6. Remove from oven and leave to cool before slicing. Serve as a main or an hors d'oeuvres. It keeps well in the fridge up to 4 days

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11th Jul, 2012
Absolutely delicious! I left the pork to marinade overnight and served with stir fry vegetables. Really easy recipe, will certainly become a family favourite.
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