Recipe for Chinese Roast Pork – This recipe makes the yummy pork that goes in many of your Chinese takeout dishes.
1 Lb. pork, cut into a 2” strips 3 tablespoons soy sauce 1 tablespoon oyster sauce 1 tablespoon hoisin sauce 1 tablespoon cooking wine 1/4 cup honey or maltose 1/4 teaspoon salt 1/8 teaspoon white pepper 1 cube red pickled tofu (????) 1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder red food coloring (optional) Honey and water (mixed in a 3:1 ratio)
Use a fork and poke the pork all over, set aside . Make the marinade by mixing the rest of the ingredients together (except the honey water) until well blended. Marinade the pork overnight. The next day, lay the pork on a greased rack and spread foil on the bottom for easier cleaning Bake 30 minutes on each side (1 hour total) at gas mark 5 (190ºC, 375ºF), basting every 10 – 15 minutes with remaining marinade . The pork should have an internal temperature of 65°C (or 160°F) when done. Make the glaze by mixing honey and water in a 3:1 ratio, respectively. Glaze the pork on each side and bake for another 5 – 10 minutes Let the pork cool down and cut into thin slices.
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