Chicken Char Siu Recipe
Add chicken thighs coat with the marinade squeeze out excess air and seal the bag.
Chicken char siu recipe. Thread 1 chicken strip onto each of 18 6 inch skewers reserving marinade. Baste with reserved marinade. This easy char siu chicken recipe comes from one of my favorite cookbooks of the year vietnamese food any day. Add the garlic chicken and the char siu sauce together.
Recipe instructions mix together the bbq sauce by combining the brown sugar hoisin sauce shaoxing wine five spice powder pepper sesame oil garlic and red food coloring if using. Prepare a medium hot bbq grill or preheat the. The red food colouring is optional. Click here to learn how.
Remove the chicken from the oven and generously apply the char siu sauce over each piece with a silicone brush and place back in the oven for another 3 minutes. The marinade for this chicken is based on the famous chinese bbq pork char siu a very popular recipe on my blog. Broil 6 minutes or until done. Preheat oven to 400 degrees f 200 degrees c.
I found two methods to make char siu at home that is as yummy as in any chinese restaurants. Add your own touch like ginger and chilli for a kick. Various methods are suggested. Pour into a resealable plastic bag.
Cover and store the reserved marinade in the fridge as well. Stir to coat well. The first method is to marinate the pork for a day air two then stewing the pork in a wok along with the marinade under it is tender. If the weather permits prepare a medium charcoal fire or preheat a gas grill to medium and cook the chicken for 10 to 12 minutes basting during the last 3 minutes.
Place skewers on a broiler pan coated with cooking spray. Its sweet savoury sticky laced with chinese five spice. Whisk brown sugar soy sauce hoisin sauce honey garlic sriracha sauce sherry food coloring sesame oil chinese five spice powder and liquid smoke together in a bowl. Char siu grilled chicken.
You may use half of the char siu sauce to marinate the chicken and save the other half. Char siu or chinese bbq pork is a delicious cantonese roast meat. In a bowl mix all the char siu sauce ingredients together. To cook the chicken you can use a stove top grill pan as suggested in the recipe.
Then remove the excess marinade as the sauce when served. Stir to mix well. Make authentic chinatown char siu at home with our restaurant quality recipe. Simple recipes for true fresh flavors by andrea nguyen.