Char Siu Don (Chinese Style BBQ Rice Bowl)

Step up your lunch game with a bowl of rice topped with smoky, rich, tender pork belly.


  • 5 green onions
  • 6-7 cloves garlic
  • 5 thin ginger slices
  • 1/4 cup Shaoxing wine or dry sherry
  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dark soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five spice
  • 1 tablespoon red bean curd or yellow bean paste
  • 1 pound pork belly
  • Warm cooked rice (for serving)
  • Chives (for serving)


  1. In a Ziploc bag, place all ingredients (except chives and rice) and close tightly.
  2. Massage to evenly coat pork belly with marinade. Place in a bowl or on a plate and marinate in the refrigerator for at least 2 hours to overnight.

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