Char Siu (Chinese BBQ) Pork

With Rice Pancake

PrepTime 40 Mins
Serves 4-6
Cook Time 40 Mins
Main Ingredient

1kg pork tenderloin

For the Marinade

½ tbsp honey

½ tbsp light soy sauce

1½ tbsp dark soy sauce

½ tbsp rice wine

1 tbsp hoisin sauce

1 tsp sesame oil

3 tbsp soft brown sugar

1 clove garlic, roughly chopped

A pinch of five-spice powder (optional)

Ingredients for pancake

1/2 cup rice flour

1 & 1/2 tbsp plain flour

1/2 tsp sea salt

1 tsp ground turmeric

2/3 cup coconut cream

2/3 cup chilled soda water

For the glaze

2 tbsp honey

Salad ingredients

1/2 cup bean sprouts

2 spring onions

finely sliced
baby cos and red oak lettuce leaves

Handful of mint leaves

Handful of coriander leaves

  1. 1

    In a large bowl, mix all the marinade ingredients with the pork.
Cover and set aside. Can be pre-marinated for a few hours or overnight for optimal results and flavours to infuse.

  2. 2

    Preheat oven to 180°C, line baking tray with non-stick paper and set a wire rack on top. Arrange the pork on the rack keeping the leftover marinade in the bowl for later.

  3. 3

    Roast the pork for 25-30 minutes, then half way through cooking brush the other side with extra marinade until the pork is cooked and a deep red-amber colour.

  4. 4

    Mix the honey and 2 tablespoons of boiling water together in a bowl.
    Switch the oven setting to the grill. Remove the tray from the oven and brush the glaze over the pork.

  5. 5

    Return the tray to the top shelf and grill with the door slightly ajar for 2–3 minutes. Leave pork to cool to room temperature, then slice into 3mm slices.

  6. 6

    For the crepe batter, sift the dry ingredients into a bowl, add the liquids and whisk until a smooth batter forms. Heat pan until hot and then add 1 tablespoon oil until almost smoking. Add a ladleful of batter and tilt the pan to spread the mixture thinly around the pan. Flip and cook the other side.

  7. 7

    Serve pancakes with pork slices and salad fillings, and drizzle with sweet chilli sauce and lime juice.

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