Malaysian-style Barbecue Pork Belly (Char Siu Pork) Recipe

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Sara Russell Modified: March 21, 2022
Malaysian-style Barbecue Pork Belly (Char Siu Pork) Recipe

How To Make Malaysian-style Barbecue Pork Belly (Char Siu Pork)

This flavorful Malaysian-style barbecue marinates the pork belly in honey, preserved tofu, and spices, then roasts it to a slice of tender and crisp meat.

Preparation: 5 minutes
Cooking: 20 minutes
Marinate Time: 6 hours
Total: 6 hours 25 minutes



  • 17ozpork belly

For Marinade:

  • 2tbspgarlic,crushed
  • 1tbsphoney
  • 1tbspcooking wine
  • 2tbspsoy sauce
  • 1tbspoyster sauce
  • 1tspfive spice
  • ½tspblack pepper
  • ½cupsugar
  • 2pcspreserved tofu,optional, available in local Asian supermarkets


  1. Place the pork in a bowl along with all the marinade ingredients. Combine and leave to marinate for 6 to 8 hours.

  2. Preheat the oven to 375 degrees F.

  3. Place the pork belly on a grill tray.

  4. Roast the pork belly in the oven for 20 minutes, turning halfway through.

  5. Enjoy!


  • Calories: 1734.13kcal
  • Fat: 141.51g
  • Saturated Fat: 49.43g
  • Monounsaturated Fat: 63.53g
  • Polyunsaturated Fat: 19.53g
  • Carbohydrates: 70.30g
  • Fiber: 3.66g
  • Sugar: 60.73g
  • Protein: 51.21g
  • Cholesterol: 173.50mg
  • Sodium: 1289.47mg
  • Calcium: 698.11mg
  • Potassium: 1066.25mg
  • Iron: 7.10mg
  • Vitamin A: 7.68µg
  • Vitamin C: 4.46mg
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