Chinatown Red-Cooked Pork Treasures

  • Yield 8 servings
  • Prep 5 mins
  • Cook 25 mins


2 pounds boneless pork loin, (OR butt or fresh pork leg), cut into 3/4-inch cubes
2 tablespoons brown sugar
2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
2 tablespoons soy sauce
1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce
1 tablespoon toasted sesame oil
1 -- shallot, chopped
2 teaspoons five spices
2 teaspoons ginger root, grated
2 cloves garlic, crushed


  1. In large self-sealing plastic bag, combine all ingredients and mix well. Seal bag and marinate in refrigerator 8 to 12 hours.

  2. Heat oven to 350F. Remove pork cubes from marinade, discarding marinade. Pat pork dry with paper toweling; place cubes in a single layer, not touching, in shallow roasting pan and bake for 25 to 30 minutes, until pork is tender and lightly browned.
  3. Remove to serve platter or chafing dish and serve hot as an appetizer. 



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