Char Siu (叉燒) – My dad’s recipe for Chinese BBQ Pork!

Published on October 15, 2021 by

Support us on Patreon! Recipe:… Watch Daddy Lau teach us how to make char siu! Also known as Chinese BBQ Pork, this is a classic Cantonese dish that’s extremely popular. If you’re new to char siu, it’s an extremely juicy, sweet, and savory pork dish, and it’s a popular entree on its own – and a pleasant addition to many different types of noodles, rice dishes, and pastries like cha siu bao. 🔗 LINKS MENTIONED 🔗 Habbi Habbi – Bilingual Books:… Bak Chit Gai: Steamed Fish: Equipment: a baking pan + baking rack – tongs – aluminum foil –​ basting brush – thermometer – —— 🙏 SUPPORT OUR CHANNEL 🙏 If you enjoy these videos and want to support us being able to continue creating content for many years to come, we’d love for you to consider becoming a patron of Made With Lau. 👋 CONNECT WITH US 👋 —— 📽 WATCH NEXT 📽 – Mapo Tofu with Chicken: – Ginger Fried Rice: – Egg Flower Soup: – Rainbow Chicken Stir Fry: – Steamed Egg: – Shrimp Chow Fun (虾炒乐趣): – Moo Shu Pork: – Taro Cake: – Longevity Noodles / Veggie Lo Mein: – Steamed Spare Ribs: – Chicken Congee Recipe: – Zhong Zi: – Red Egg and Ginger: – Hot and Sour Soup: —— ⏲ CHAPTERS ⏲ 00:00 – Intro 01:16 – Background on Char Siu 01:45 – Best cuts of meat for char siu? 02:37 – Poke meat before marinating 03:43 – Dad’s special ingredients 04:35 – On five spice powder 05:20 – How to get the red color? 06:30 – Marinate pork 08:05 – Prepare char siu for cooking in oven 08:40 – Overview of oven timing & lathering 09:20 – How does this differ from how restaurants do it? 10:18 – How to make sure it stays moist? 10:56 – How restaurants get away with charging more? 11:54 – Lather with honey, plate, cut 13:39 – Why is pork important for Chinese New Year? 14:19 – Why we feast for Chinese New Year? 15:31 – Passing traditions down to our kids 16:26 – Happy Lunar New Year! —— 🍜 MY DAD’S SPECIAL INGREDIENTS 🍜 If you don’t live near an Asian market, most or all of what my dad uses in this recipe can be found on Amazon: – Pearl River Bridge Superior Light Soy Sauce​ – – Koon Chun Hoisin Sauce​ – – Lee Kum Kee Premium Oyster Sauce​ – – Shaoxing Cooking Wine​ – – Five Spice Powder – – Red Fermented Bean Curd – I’ve also included some other Chinese kitchen essentials, used in many of my dad’s other recipes: – Pearl River Bridge Superior Dark Soy Sauce: – Lee Kum Kee Chicken Bouillon: – Shaoxing Cooking Wine: – Chinese Sausage / Lap Cheung: – Dried Shrimp: – Dried Shiitake Mushrooms (soak for 15-20 minutes in warm water before slicing): – Dried Wood Ear Fungus (a few options, depending on what’s in stock):​ Options for Vegetarian Oyster Sauce – Wan Ja Shan Vegetarian Mushroom Oyster Sauce: – Lee Kum Kee Vegetarian Stir Fry Sauce: Options for Gluten Free Oyster Sauce – Wok Mei: These links are affiliate links, which means that if you use our links to purchase these ingredients, Amazon pays my family a small amount for the sale – at no extra cost to you. If you use these links, we really appreciate the support! —— 💛 OUR FAMILY 💛 Learn more about the Lau family, and why we started this channel + blog: —– 🎵 OTHER CREDITS 🎵 Intro Flute Music – Performed by Daddy Lau Copyright Chillhop Music – Copyright Chillhop Music – Overhead Camera Rig built by P.Oak – Subtitles by Arlene Chiu


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