Honey Char Siu (Chinese-Style Roasted Pork)

Honey Char Siu (Chinese-Style Roasted Pork)

This is a juicy char siu. You can eat it as it, but it's also sublime over a bowl of ramen.


Pork shoulder block
500 g
2 tablespoons
1 teaspoon
○Oyster sauce
1 tablespoon
○Soy sauce
1 teaspoon
○Shaoxing wine or cooking sake
1 tablespon
1 tablespoon
2 tablespoons


1. Roll up the pork and bind it with kitchen twine. Rub the ● honey and salt well onto the meat, then let rest for at least 30 minutes.
2. Mix together the ○ ingredients, then coat the meat from Step 1 with it.
3. Let it marinate completely for 2~3 days, turning over once a day.
4. Put on the center rack of an oven heated to 180℃ and bake for 40 minutes. Coat with the remaining marinade 3 times while it's baking.
5. It's ready and cooked through when clear juices run out when poked with a skewer. Try it on ramen or a rice bowl!

Story Behind this Recipe

This is my favorite dish of my mother's! I asked her for the recipe when I was transferred overseas.