Chinese New Year: Chinese Roast Pork (Siu Yuk)

Chinese New Year: Chinese Roast Pork (Siu Yuk) takes roughly 2 hours from beginning to end. This side dish has 596 calories, 11g of protein, and 60g of fat per serving. This recipe serves 4 and costs $1.04 per serving. new year eve will be even more special with this recipe. Head to the store and pick up Spice Rub, pork belly, kosher salt, and a few other things to make it today. This recipe is liked by 116 foodies and cooks. This recipe is typical of Chinese cuisine. It is brought to you by From Away. It is a good option if you're following a gluten free, dairy free, paleolithic, and primal diet. Overall, this recipe earns a not so amazing spoonacular score of 32%. Try Chinese Roast Pork (siew Yuk), for Char Siu – aka Chinese Roast Pork, and Crispy Roast Pork Belly (Siu Yuk) for similar recipes.

Servings: 4

Preparation duration: 20 minutes

Cooking duration: 100 minutes

 

Ingredients:

1 teaspoon Chinese five-spice

6 cloves garlic

½ cup of Kosher salt

1 lb slab of pork belly

Equipment:

baking sheet

roasting pan

oven

frying pan

Cooking instruction summary:

Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and arrange oven racks in lower-third and upper-third positions.Cover a deep roasting pan or baking sheet with water, and place on the lower rack to catch the drippings from the pork belly.Make deep slices through the side of the pork belly, and push garlic cloves deep inside. Sprinkle the meat side of the pork belly with the Chinese five spice, and cover the top with the salt.Carefully transfer to oven (adding more salt if needed), cooking directly on top rack. Cook for one hour (adding more water to pan if needed), then knock salt crust off top of pork belly, and brush away excess. Increase oven temperature to 465 degrees, and continue cooking until top is brown and crusty, about 40 minutes more.Remove pork belly from oven, and let rest for about ten minutes before chopping into chunks and serving.

 

Step by step:


1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees, and arrange oven racks in lower-third and upper-third positions.Cover a deep roasting pan or baking sheet with water, and place on the lower rack to catch the drippings from the pork belly.Make deep slices through the side of the pork belly, and push garlic cloves deep inside. Sprinkle the meat side of the pork belly with the Chinese five spice, and cover the top with the salt.Carefully transfer to oven (adding more salt if needed), cooking directly on top rack. Cook for one hour (adding more water to pan if needed), then knock salt crust off top of pork belly, and brush away excess. Increase oven temperature to 465 degrees, and continue cooking until top is brown and crusty, about 40 minutes more.

2. Remove pork belly from oven, and let rest for about ten minutes before chopping into chunks and serving.


Nutrition Information:

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595k Calories
10g Protein
60g Total Fat
1g Carbs
2% Health Score
Limit These
Calories
595k
30%

Fat
60g
93%

  Saturated Fat
21g
137%

Carbohydrates
1g
1%

  Sugar
0.06g
0%

Cholesterol
81mg
27%

Sodium
14183mg
617%

Get Enough Of These
Protein
10g
22%

Vitamin B1
0.46mg
31%

Vitamin B3
5mg
27%

Vitamin B2
0.28mg
16%

Vitamin B12
0.95µg
16%

Selenium
9µg
14%

Phosphorus
130mg
13%

Vitamin B6
0.21mg
10%

Zinc
1mg
8%

Manganese
0.15mg
8%

Potassium
234mg
7%

Iron
0.96mg
5%

Copper
0.09mg
4%

Vitamin K
4µg
4%

Vitamin B5
0.32mg
3%

Vitamin E
0.45mg
3%

Calcium
27mg
3%

Vitamin C
1mg
2%

Magnesium
7mg
2%

covered percent of daily need
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