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Chinese Barbecued Pork (Char Siu), Homemade Five Spice
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    Fragrant, moist, and full of flavour (garlic, ginger, Sriracha, ) with a sticky-sweet, slightly charred glaze, this Szechuan Chinese restaurant standard is worlds better made at home! This recipe is for four pork tenderloins, leaving plenty to freeze for fast meals at a later date!

    Ingredients

    • 2 teaspoons Szechuan Peppercorn
    • 8 whole star anise
    • 1 tablespoon fennel seed
    • 1 tablespoon ground cinnamon
    • 1/2 teaspoon ground cloves
    • 4 good sized boneless pork tenderloins (about 4-6 pounds total weight)
    • 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
    • 1/2 cup soju (Korean rice liquor) or light rum
    • 1/3 cup brown rice syrup or honey, plus additional for brushing while grilling
    • 1/4 cup soy sauce
    • 2 tablespoons Sriracha
    • 2 tablespoons toasted sesame oil
    • 2 tablespoons ground ginger
    • 2 tablespoons granulated onion or onion powder
    • 2 tablespoons red beet powder (can omit or substitute with 1 teaspoon red food colouring)
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons Homemade Five Spice or purchased five spice powder
    • 1 1/2 tablespoons granulated garlic or garlic powder

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    Nutrition

    Nutritional Info
    ESHA
    • Servings Per Recipe: 4
    • Amount Per Serving
    • Calories: 1 % Daily Value *
    • Total Fat: 0 g 0.05%
    • Saturated Fat: 0 g 0.05%
    • Trans Fat: 0 g %
    • Cholesterol: 0 mg 0%
    • Sodium: 1 mg 0.03%
    • Calcium: 2 mg 0.17%
    • Potassium: 3 mg 0.08%
    • Magnesium: 0 mg 0%
    • Iron: 0 mg 0.17%
    • Zinc: 0 mg 0%
    • Total Carbohydrate: 0 g %
    • Dietary Fiber: 0 g 0.36%
    • Sugar: 0 g
    • Protein: 0 g
    • Alcohol: 0 g
    • Omega 3 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Omega 6 Fatty Acid: 0 g
    • Vitamin A 0.01%
    • Vitamin C 0%
    • Vitamin D 0%
    • * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your Daily Values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.
    Diabetes Exchanges
    • Exchange - Fat0
    • Exchange - Fruit0
    • Exchange - NonFat Milk0
    • Exchange - Other Carbs0
    • Exchange - Starch0
    • Exchange - Vegetables0
    • Exchange - Lean Meat0
    • Exchange - Alcohol0
    MyPlate Info
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    • MyPlate - Vegetable Total0 c
    • MyPlate - Fruit0 c
    • MyPlate - Dairy0 c
    • MyPlate - Protein Total0 oz-eq

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