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Smokin Char Siu pork in the rain. What a beautiful day :)

Discussion in 'General Discussion' started by johnbphotos, Nov 13, 2010.

  1. johnbphotos

    johnbphotos Fire Starter

    Well, as a fan of the red food colored Chinese Char Siu pork I decided it was time to throw some smoke on the recipe. I used the following for my marinade. I added some pineapple juice to the marinade and used that as my mop.

    Char Siu marinade

    4 teaspoons soy sauce
    1 teaspoon garlic powder
    1 teaspoon powdered ginger
    2 tbsp Thai chili pepper
    1/2 cup hoisin sauce
    1/2 cup ketchup
    1/2 cup honey
    1 tablespoon rice wine

    (I left out the red food coloring the restaurants use)

    I marinaded the meat over night. It was on the smoker at 2pm

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    I also had a pot of scalloped potatos, cheese and ham absorbing the smokey flavor too. After approx 5 hours of smoke I pulled and proceeded to rest it for approx 45 mins.

    Then, Whalaaaaa

    Next, Char Siu ribs :)

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    Last edited: Nov 13, 2010
  2. thebarbequeen

    thebarbequeen Smoking Fanatic

    I was just thinking on this today!  Love char siu and used to make it all the time, a LONG time ago. Thanks for sharing, now I'm adding it to the "do soon" list.
     
  3. johnbphotos

    johnbphotos Fire Starter

    Thinking about using what didn't get eaten at dinner to make some pork fried rice and pork lo mein with :)
     
  4. Looks great. I really like that style of pork. Thanks for sharing the recipe.
     
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  5. danmcg

    danmcg Master of the Pit OTBS Member SMF Premier Member

    Interesting recipe, Thanks for sharing it and the Q-view!
     
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  6. meateater

    meateater Legendary Pitmaster SMF Premier Member

    The umbrella should be over the smoker not smokee. [​IMG]
     
  7. johnbphotos

    johnbphotos Fire Starter

    hahaha I was afraid it would start on fire