Soy-Glazed Char Siu Pork Buns

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For the Pork:
1 lb pork shoulder, thinly sliced
2 tbsp hoisin sauce
2 tbsp soy sauce
1 tbsp oyster sauce
2 tbsp honey
1 tsp Chinese five-spice powder
1 tsp minced garlic
1 tsp minced ginger
Salt and pepper, to taste
For the Buns:
16 store-bought or homemade steamed buns
Sliced cucumbers
Fresh cilantro leaves
Sesame seeds


1.In a bowl, mix the hoisin sauce, soy sauce, oyster sauce, honey, Chinese five-spice powder, minced garlic, and minced ginger to create the marinade for the pork.
2.Season the thinly sliced pork shoulder with salt and pepper, then coat it with the marinade. Allow it to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
3.Preheat the grill to medium-high heat.
4.Grill the marinated pork slices for about 2-3 minutes on each side, until they are cooked through and have a nice char.
5.For the buns, warm them according to the package instructions if using store-bought ones.
6.Slice the warm buns open and fill each with a few slices of the grilled pork.
7.Top the pork with sliced cucumbers, fresh cilantro leaves, and a sprinkle of sesame seeds.
8.Drizzle with extra soy sauce or hoisin sauce if desired.
9.Serve the Soy-Glazed Char Siu Pork Buns as a delightful lunch for your weekend culinary adventure!
10.Enjoy the savory and delicious flavors of these Chinese-style pork buns!

Embark on a weekend culinary adventure with these irresistible Soy-Glazed Char Siu Pork Buns. Filled with tender Chinese-style grilled pork and a savory soy glaze, these buns are a meat lover’s dream come true.

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