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Char Sui Cravings

Pork, Butt, Char Sui, Wings, Oriental, #2, Richard Fl.

This project was the fault of Winn Dixie for having Pork Butts on sale this past week for $.99/lb. Got 6 butts. Had 2 cut into 2" steaks for Char Sui or Chili.

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INGREDIENTS:
4 Lbs Pork Butt, Boneless
SAUCE
3/4 Cup Chinese Wine or White Sherry
1/2 Cup Brown Sugar, Turbindo
1/3 Cup Soy Sauce
3/4 Ccup Ketchup
1 Tbs Salt
4-6 Drops Red Food Coloring, Careful it is messy.
1/3 Cup Fish Sauce
1/3 Cup Double Black Soy Sauce
2 Tbs Oyster sauce
2 Tbs Hoisin sauce
1/4 Cup Black pepper, Restaurant grind
2 Tbs Five Spice Powder
1 Tbs Lemongrass, Dried
1 Tbs Chili Oil
2 Tbs Red Palm Oil, From Ghana, Sometimes found in Brazalian grocery stores
1 Tbs Sesame Oil
1 Tbs Ginger Oil
1 2.7 Ozs Pkg Lee Brand Chinese BBQ Char Sui Seasoning
1/4 Cup Ginger Juice from jar of Japanese Giri for sushi

PROCEDURE:

1. Cut butt into 2-3 inch long pieces about 1 inch cross-section.

2. Marinated butts in sauce overnight in refrigerator.

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3. Placed on 1/2" wide, 24" long Shish Kabab Skewers

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4. Set up large BGE for indirect plate setter, copper elbows and drip pan with an inch of water. Used apricot chips for smoke. Brought the temperature up to 425°F. When it was reached, shut down the damper on the botton and the top to reach 375°F-400°F. Did not baste anymore.

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5. Left alone for a total cooking time of 25 minutes.


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6. Tried to use a Thermapen, however the meat was so thin that the meat was at 210°F in about 15 minutes and I knew this was Wacky!.

7. Butts are ready.

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8. Had a bunch of chicken wings so they went on the same ride. They marinated for 45 minutes.


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9. Wings done!

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10. Chow Time!

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Recipe Type: Appetizer, Asian, Barbecue, Meat, Poultry

Source
Source: BGE Forum, Richard Fl, 2013/05/11

Richard Melbooooring Fl.
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Comments

  • awesome! I love char sui. this is at the top of the list.

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  • R2Egg2QR2Egg2Q Posts: 1,652
    Looks great Richard! I've never cooked char siu on skewers but looking at your cook time I think I need to get some skewers & give it a shot.
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  • calikingcaliking Posts: 7,063
    I don't which I want first - the wings or the pork! Thanks for the recipe.

    #1 LBGE December 2012 • #2 SBGE February  2013 • #3 Mini May 2013
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