Chinese Cha Shiu pork! I used my own recipe,
which stemmed from a variety of others'. The
recipe (marinate) is as follows:
Chinese seafood sauce (or cha shiu sauce)
Freshly-squeezed orange juice
Chinese five-spices powder
some salt & pepper
red pepper flakes
*Sorry! I don't use measurement that much...
Chinese seafood sauce and honey's ratio is about
1 to 1. Soy sauce and orange juice's ratio is about
1 to 1 too, but each of them respectively is about
1/3 of honey.
A bit of Chinese five-spices powder goes a long
way; in this case, 1 teaspoon should be plenty.
*Marinate your pork in the fridge for at least 6
hours up to one or two nights.
*Preheat the oven to 400 F and roast for 30 min.
first and then brush the marinate (fresh one, not
from the marinate bag) on the meat in every 10
min. for about 4 times. Make sure you rotate sides.
*Keep some water in the roasting pan while in the
oven for easy clean-up afterwards.
lettuce, and carrot with rice paper. Serve with
simple Vietnamese dipping sauce (fish sauce,
minced garlic, red pepper flakes, lime juice,
sugar, and water). Enjoy!