Sweet Char Siu Pork Recipe

Sweet Char Siu Pork Recipe

Wine Pairing​

Sweet and tangy — that is what a delicious char siu pork recipe should taste like! Chinese-style barbequed pork — which you can serve for lunch and dinner that will excite your guests to the very last bite. You must satisfy your cravings by preparing this Asian-style pork bbq!

This crispy pork belly recipe has skin that is undeniably crispy, perfectly golden, with juicy meat. But, this recipe doesn’t need much prep work.

For the acid, you may use any type of citrus available in your area. It can be lemon, lime, mirin, and others. You may add some lemongrass and or a good squeeze of lemon juice to add a citrusy flavor too. The choice is up to you. You may also add some chili flakes to add a perfect kick to this char siu recipe.

The spice combinations you can add to this recipe are endless. You can add cardamom, marjoram, and many more. You can also infuse European flavors such as rosemary, oregano, and sage. Alternatively, you can grill the pork belly and create a lovely char.

Pork ribs are the best substitute meat to use to make a char siu recipe. They are perfect to grill for a barbecue party or a barbecue dinner for the family. Everyone loves that juicy meaty pork flavor.

This dish is best paired with some roasted potatoes or a bowl of good steamed jasmine rice for a perfect dining experience.

Savor this delicious char siu pork recipe with a good bottle of red wine! Check these wine out as pairings!

  • Pinot Noir
  • Grenache
  • Gamay
  • Carignan

Anne Amie Vineyards Winemaker's Selection Pinot Noir 2018


Dark cherry sweet tobacco horehound candy cardamom black tea kirsch sweet dark cherries and berries forest floor anise dark chocolate nibs baking spice long with rich smooth tannins and acidity.

Firesteed Pinot Noir Willamette Valley 2019


It has lively aromas of Raspberry and dark Cherry. Classic combination of fresh fruit and earthy elements. The wine’s broad mouthfeel and smooth tannins will continue to integrate as this elegant wine ages.

Francis Ford Coppola Winery Director's Cut Pinot Noir 2018


An abundantly flavorful Pinot displaying vibrant tones of red cherry and pomegranate. The Russian River Valley’s loam and alluvial soil compositions create a very rich and fragrant Pinot Noir that offers pronounced floral notes and a distinct earthy character.

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