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Photo: Darren Soh; Styling: Cindy Barr Photo by: Photo: Darren Soh; Styling: Cindy Barr

Cantonese-Style Grilled Pork

Hoisin sauce gives this dish its salty-sweet aromatic flavor. Serve these succulent slices of pork with steamed Chinese buns, or sandwich them in a hot dog bun.

Cooking Light JULY 2010

  • Yield: 4 servings (serving size: 3 ounces)

Ingredients

  • 1 pound boneless pork shoulder, trimmed
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon Shaoxing (Chinese cooking wine) or dry sherry
  • 2 teaspoons mirin (sweet rice wine)
  • 1 teaspoon grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 1 garlic clove, minced
  • Cooking spray

Preparation

1. Cover and freeze pork for 45 minutes. Cut pork across the grain into 1/8-inch-thick slices. Sprinkle pork evenly with salt.

2. Combine sugar and next 6 ingredients (through garlic) in a large zip-top plastic bag; knead to blend. Add pork to bag; seal. Marinate in refrigerator for 3 hours, turning bag occasionally.

3. Preheat grill to medium-high heat.

4. Remove pork from bag, and discard marinade. Place pork on a grill rack coated with cooking spray. Grill for 1 minute on each side or until desired degree of doneness.

Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 221
  • Fat: 8.9g
  • Saturated fat: 2.9g
  • Monounsaturated fat: 3.3g
  • Polyunsaturated fat: 0.6g
  • Protein: 23.4g
  • Carbohydrate: 9.4g
  • Fiber: 0.1g
  • Cholesterol: 67mg
  • Iron: 0.9mg
  • Sodium: 560mg
  • Calcium: 20mg
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