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Asian Home Recipe

Chinese Roast Pork Recipe

Ingredients :

1 kg

2 tablespoons

3 tablespoons

2 tablespoons

1 tablespoon

1 tablespoon

3 tablespoons

Pork fillet

Kao Liang spirit

Sugar

Light soy sauce

Dark soy sauce

Crushed yellow bean sauce

Honey

Method :
  • Cut the pork into thin strips lengthways.

  • Marinate for about 45 minutes with Kao Liang spirit, sugar, soy sauce and bean sauce.

  • Roast it either suspended or on a rack in a moderately hot oven - 400oF / 200oC for 30 minutes.

  • Place a pan of water at the bottom of the oven to catch the dripping.

  • Take it out to cool for about 3 minutes, then coat each piece with honey and put it back in the oven to roast for a further 2 minutes.

Note : This famous Cantonese dish is very popular throughout the world and traditionally cha shao is served cold or it can be used in a number of dishes such as Cha Shao dumplings or added to fried rice dishes.

 

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