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Roast Pork 燒肉

Roast Pork 燒肉 Recipe

Use the link with modification to prepare the pork belly skin

Marinate the pork belly
1) Boil the pork belly in water for about 10 minutes

2) Drain the water and clean the pork belly thoroughly with cold water

3) Use a bunch of toothpicks, fork, bamboo skewers, steel skewers, or tip of a small knife to punch holes on the skin

4) Slice and cut the pork meat side to about an inch deep and ¾ inch wide (Caution not to cut the skin)

5) In a bowl, mix two tablespoons Char Siu Sauce (Chinese Barbecue Sauce) and two tablespoons of Five Spice Powder

6) Add to the mixture one tablespoon of Light Soy Sauce and one tablespoon of Oyster Sauce

7) Mix well to make the sauce paste 

8) Brush the sauce paste all over the meat surfaces except the skin part

9) Put the pork belly on an aluminum foil with the skin side facing up and fold the foil up on the four sides

10) In a bowl, mix one tablespoon of baking powder, one teaspoon of salt, and two tablespoons of white vinegar

11) Brush the solution mixture all over the pork skin

12) Leave the marinated pork belly in the fridge overnight

Preparing the Pork Belly Skin
13) Put a baking rack on top of a baking pan

14) Put the marinated pork belly with the foil on top of the baking rack

15) Punch more holes on the pork skin

16) In a bowl, mix two tablespoons of coarse salt with enough water to make salt paste

17) Spread the salt paste evenly all over the pork belly skin

Baking the Pork Belly
18) Bake the pork belly at 400 degrees Fahrenheit for 40 minutes

19) Scrap all coarse salt off the skin

20) Switch to broil the pork belly for 10 to 15 minutes

21) Make sure the skin surface is not burnt

Bon Appétit 😋

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