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Chinese char siu pork (bbq pork)

  • Author: Pip Payne
  • Total Time: 40 minutes
  • Yield: 4 1x


An easy way to make your own Chinese style bbq pork at home! 

Syns: less than 1 per serving


  • 1 pork tenderloin fillet
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 2 tbsp tomato puree
  • 1 tbsp rice wine (shaoxing)
  • 1 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp Chinese 5 spice
  • 1 tsp red food colouring
  • Frylight


  1. In a dish (or in a large sealable food bag) mix up all of the ingredients apart from the pork
  2. Add in the pork fillet, and squish around in the marinade to make sure it is fully covered.
  3. Marinade overnight (ideally) or for at least 2 hours in the fridge.
  4. When ready to cook, preheat oven to 180c. Remove the pork fillet from the marinade, spooning a little of the marinade over the top.
  5. Place the pork fillet onto greaseproof paper on a baking tray. Spray with Frylight and then roast for 25 minutes
  6. Once cooked, allow to rest for 10 minutes, before slicing thinly to serve.
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 35 minutes