19 - November - 2014

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Whether it’s with rice, noodles, or on its own, it’s hard not to fall in love with a plate of good char siew. This week, we teamed up with the good folks at The Meatmen to bring you a real char siew recipe. Yes, REAL char siew, not those with food colouring.





2 kg of pork shoulder
2 tbps of five spice powder
2 tbsp of white pepper
3 tbsp of sugar
4 tbsp of light soy sauce
2 tbsp of dark soy sauce
3 tbsp oyster sauce
3 tbsp taucheo (beanpaste)
2 tbsp chinese rice wine
8 tbsp of honey



Step 1

Cut 2kg of pork shoulder.
Step 2

Add the 5 spice powder, white pepper, sugar, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce, oyster sauce, taucheo (beanpaste), chinese rice wine, honey, and mix them up evenly with your hands.
Step 3

Cover and let it marinate in the fridge overnight.
Step 4

On the next day, lay out the meat on an oven wire rack.
Step 5

Roast them in 2 batches, for 15 mins in an 180 degrees celsius oven.
Step 6

When done brush marinate sauce on meat.
Step 7

Then back in the oven again for another 15 minutes.
Step 8

Once done, drool!
Recipe courtesy of TheMeatMen. Check them out at
TheMeatMen uses the T333TG cooker hob, TH938 cooker hood, TMO28 and Largo-60 ovens, as well as the TMX9800 stand mixer + meat grinder

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