Chinese BBQ Pork or Char Sui

Chinese BBQ Pork {char siu }

Chinese BBQ Pork also known as Char Siu is a popular Chinese take out dish that is so easy to make at home.
It is sweet and sticky and delicious.  The meat is tender and oh so juicy!
Course Main Dish
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword chinese bbq pork
Prep Time 15 minutes
Cook Time 20 minutes
Total Time 35 minutes
Servings 10 people
Calories 106kcal
Author Leigh Anne Wilkes


  • 2 1.5 lb. pork tenderloins
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/3 cup ketchup
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 Tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1 tsp onion powder


  • Mix together all ingredients except for pork tenderloin.
  • Place pork into a recloseable bag and cover with marinade, reserving 1/4 cup to baste meat with while cooking.
  • Marinate pork in refrigerator for a minimum of two hours up to 24 hours.
  • Heat grill to medium high heat or oven to 350 degrees F.  Grill or bake meat until internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F.  Baste meat several times while grilling/baking.
  • When it reaches desired temperature baste one last time and place until broiler for a few minutes or until sauce caramelizes.  Slice and serve.


Calories: 106kcal | Carbohydrates: 24g | Protein: 1g | Sodium: 776mg | Potassium: 77mg | Sugar: 22g | Vitamin A: 40IU | Vitamin C: 0.3mg | Calcium: 14mg | Iron: 0.5mg