Foodie Friday: Char Siu Sou

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Char siu sou: BBQ pork pastry Need an alternate to chicken pot pie? Try char siu sou! It's a savory meat pie with flaky crust. Also, I love the juxtaposition of barbecued pork in it, which adds a slight sweetness to the mix. You can find these delicacies on your local dim sum cart! Try a cheater's version (her words, not mine) of the recipe here.  … [Read more...]

Foodie Friday: Deep-Fried Char Siu

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Deep-fried char siu: sweet roasted pork, fried Instead of traditional barbecue meats, I'm a big fan of the triumvirate of Chinese BBQ: roast duck, roast pork, and char siu. They're all very flavorful. Char siu, often marinaded with a bright red sauce, appears in those delicious buns (steamed or baked) that dominate the dim sum scene. I recently learned about a new way to cook them: deep-fried. Where has this dish been all my life? Move over state fair fried food (fried avocado, … [Read more...]

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