Brad's char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) w/ chow mein. Chinese BBQ Pork Recipe – Char Siu Chinese BBQ pork is loved the world over, and it's not hard to make at home! With some key ingredients and a couple of technique, it might even be better.
Char Siu (叉烧), also knows as Chinese BBQ pork, is a type of roasted pork originating from Cantonese cuisine. Here comes the most important part of Char Siu making: marinate the pork with a well-balanced sauce. I've tested several different mixtures and finally decided to share the following. You can have Brad's char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) w/ chow mein using 24 ingredients and 8 steps. Here is how you cook that.
Ingredients of Brad's char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) w/ chow mein
- Prepare of For the pork.
- You need 4 1/2-5 lb of whole pork loin.
- Prepare 3 of char siu marinade packets.
- You need 1 1/2 cups of water.
- Prepare of For the chow mein.
- Prepare 1/2 lb of baby carrots.
- It’s 1 of medium sweet onion, sliced thin 1" long.
- Prepare 8 Oz of shitake mushrooms, sliced.
- You need 3 cloves of garlic, sliced thin.
- Prepare 1 bunch of bok choy, only the whites. Sliced thin.
- You need 1 head of savoy cabbage. Quarter & slice 1" thick.
- Prepare 2 of yellow squash, slice in half lengthwise, slice thin.
- It’s of For chow mein sauce.
- You need 4 cups of heavy chicken broth.
- You need 2 tbs of reduced sodium soy sauce.
- It’s 1-1 1/2 tbs of fish sauce.
- You need 1 tbs of seasoned rice wine vinegar.
- Prepare 1 tsp of sesame oil.
- You need 1/2 tsp of Mongolian fire oil.
- It’s 2 of whole star anise.
- You need 1/2 tsp of each dry mustard, ground ginger.
- It’s of Other ingredients.
- You need 1 pkg of soft chow mein noodles or lo mein noodles.
- It’s of Cornstarch slurry.
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Brad's char siu (Chinese BBQ pork) w/ chow mein instructions
- Mix water and marinade pkgs. Pierce pork loin all over with a fork. Place both in a lg zip lock bag. Remove as much air as possible. Marinade overnight or longer. I went 3 days. Turn bag over every 8 -12 hrs..
- Pre heat grill. Clean with grill brush. Do not rinse pork loin. Place on grill and char on all sides. You want that dark caramelization. I even put a little smoke to it with Cherrywood chips while cooking..
- When seared on all sides, place in a baking dish and finish in the oven at 350. Bring to an internal temperature of 155. Remove from oven and tent with tin foil 5-8 minutes. This will bring the internal temp up to over 160..
- While pork is in the oven, make chow mein, sauce, and noodles at the same time..
- In a saucepot, place chicken stock, soy sauce, and fish sauce. Bring to a boil then reduce to a simmer. The idea is to layer these flavors into the sauce. So go down the list, add 1 ingredient and let simmer a few minutes before adding the next. I wrote the ingredients in order for how I added them. When last ingredient is in and it has simmered for a bit, thicken with cornstarch slurry. Equal parts corn starch and cold water. Until desired thickness. it will thin out when you add to veggies..
- For the chow mein, place a small amount of sesame oil in a wok. Heat wok and add whole baby carrots. Stir fry until they just start to caramelize. Add onion, mushrooms, and garlic. Stir fry until onion becomes translucent, don't let them brown. Add bok choy, fry another 3 minutes. Add squash and cabbage. Fry until cabbage is just tender. Pour sauce over and heat through..
- Bring 4 qts water to a boil. Add noodles and cook according to times on the pkg. When done drain and rinse with hot water. Place in a serving bowl and toss with a little sesame oil so it doesn't stick together..
- Plate noodles and add sauced veggies on top. Slice pork thin and add to the plate. Serve immediately. Enjoy..
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