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Char Siew (Hong Kong BBQ Pork)

Serves: 4
600g Pork belly
For the Marinade:
4 tbsp. dark soy sauce
2 tbsp. Oyster sauce
4 tbsp. Light soy sauce
½ tsp. Chinese 5 spice powder
3 tbsp. Castor sugar
3 tbsp. Chinese rice wine
Recipe preparation
In the kitchen:
  • Slice the pork belly into 1.5cm long strips and then remove the skin.
  • In a large bowl mix all the marinade ingredients together.
  • Add the pork into the marinade and allow it to marinate for at least 2 hours.

Tip: For best results marinate overnight.

At the barbecue:
  • Preheat grill to 200°C for 15 minutes with the lid down.
  • Place the pork on top of the roasting rack and shield. Then Roast the pork over indirect heat for 90 minutes.
  • Rotate the pork every 30 minutes throughout the cooking process and baste with marinade.
  • Check with a thermometer and when the pork reaches a core temperature of 70°C its cooked.