- Prep time
- 1 hour, 20 minutes PT20.016666666667M
- Cook time
- 40 minutes PT40M
- Serves 4-6
- 1½ boneless pork butt
- ¼ cup hoisin sauce
- ¼ cup soy sauce
- ¼ cup honey
- 2 tablespoons sugar
- 1 tablespoon rice wine
- 1 tablespoon oil
- Pinch of kosher or sea salt
Cut pork into long strips about 2 inches wide, then score meat.
For the marinade, combine hoisin, soy sauce, sugar, wine, oil and salt in a large bowl. Cover pork and let marinate for 1 hour in refrigerator.
Preheat oven to 375°F.
Remove pork and save marinade. Add honey. Place pork on metal rack on baking pan. Roast 20 minutes. Turn over and brush with marinade. Roast for 20 minutes more.
You can also grill the pork; set up your grill for one side direct heat, the other indirect. Mark first side of pork. Turn over and brush. Mark second side; remove from heat and brush. Cook covered for about 30 minutes.
Serve hot or cold. If hot, serve with brown rice. If cold, cut into smaller strips against the grain and serve over lettuce.
Techniques used in this recipe:
- direct heat
- direct heat: a method of heat transfer in which heat waves radiate from a source (for example, an open burner or grill) and travel directly to the item being heated with no conductor between heat source and food. Examples are grilling, broiling, and toasting.
- grill (I)
- grill (I): a cooking technique in which foods are cooked by a radiant heat source placed below the food.
- roast: a dry heat cooking method in which items are cooked in an oven or on a spit over a fire.
score: to cut the surface of an item at regular intervals to allow it to cook evenly.
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