Sach chrouk char-chiu. (Xa Xiu Roasted pork)

Ingredients :
  • 500 gm (1 lb) Pork tender loin or pork butt cut
  • 2 Cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 Tablespoons soy sauce
  • ¼ Teaspoon salt
  • 1½ to 2 Tablespoons sugar
  • ¼ Teaspoon black pepper
  • ½ Teaspoon five spice powder
  • Couple drops of red color(option)
  • 2 Tablespoons vegetable oil

Method : 

  1. In a large bowl, put pork meat with garlic, soy sauce, salt, sugar, black pepper, five spices powder and red color together, mix well, covered bowl and refrigerated it over night or at least 4 hours.
  2. Heat up a skillet or wok with medium high temperature.
  3. When skillet is hot, add oil and marinated pork meat, simmering till pork meat tender.
  4. Sliced thin before serve.
  5. Serve hot or warm.

Note: For cooking xa-xiu in oven, follows direction above and after browning meat, put meat in a baking pan and roast in oven at 180oC (350oF) for 1 hour.