Char Siu – Chinese Barbecue Pork

Ingredients

MARINADE
  • 1 1/2 tbsp brown sugar (white also ok)
  • 1/4 cup honey
  • 1/4 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp light soy sauce (Note 1)
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce (Note 1)
  • 1 tsp five spice powder (Note 2)
  • 1 tbsp oil (vegetable or canola) (Note 3)
  • 2 tsp red food colouring , optional (Note 4)
COOKING:
  • 1.2 – 1.5kg / 2.4 – 3lb pork scotch fillet (collar neck, pork neck) OR pork shoulder (Note 5)
  • 2 tbsp Extra Honey

Holiday Mini Beef Meatball Skewers with Cranberry Barbecue Sauce

Ingredients

  • 1 pound Ground Beef (96% lean)
  • 1 cup grated fresh zucchini
  • 1 egg
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 small onion, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 red bell peppers, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 2 green bell peppers, trimmed and cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 1 can (16 ounces) whole berry cranberry sauce
  • 3 tablespoons barbecue sauce

Pulled Pork

Ingredients

  • 1/4 cup brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon chili powder
  • 1 tablespoon paprika
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 2 teaspoons kosher salt
  • 1 teaspoon freshly ground black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon cayenne pepper
  • 1 pork shoulder roast (also called pork butt)
  • 4 onions, cut into halves
  • 1 bottle good barbecue sauce and good-quality hamburger rolls, for serving

Directions

  1. Stir together the brown sugar, chile powder, paprika, garlic powder, salt, black pepper and cayenne in a small bowl. Rub the mixture all over the pork shoulder. Wrap the pork in plastic wrap and refrigerate for several hours or preferably overnight.Preheat the oven to 300 degrees F.
  2. Place the pork in a large pot on a bed of the onion halves. Roast until fork-tender and falling apart, about 7 hours. Remove the pork from the pot and set it on a cutting board. Slice some of the onion.
  3. Place the pot on the stove over medium-high heat and add 1/2 to 1 cup of hot water. Scrape the pan to loosen up the bits and cook for 5 minutes to reduce.
  4. Pour in the barbecue sauce and stir to heat.
    Shred the meat with two forks, add the sliced onions to the pork and then toss in the barbecue sauce until it’s coated to your liking! Serve on hamburger rolls.

Pineapple Barbecue Sauce Pork Chops

Ingredients

  • 1 can (8 ounces) crushed pineapple, undrained
  • 1 cup honey barbecue sauce
  • 1/3 cup finely chopped onion
  • 2 tablespoons chili sauce
  • 4 bone-in pork loin chops (8 ounces each)

Directions

  1. In a small bowl, combine the pineapple, barbecue sauce, onion and chili sauce. Pour half into a greased 3-qt. slow cooker. Top with pork chops and remaining sauce.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 4-5 hours or until meat is tender.

Barbecued Pork Chop Supper

Ingredients

  • 6 small red potatoes, cut into quarters
  • 6 medium carrots, cut into 1-inch pieces
  • 8 bone-in pork loin or rib chops (1/2 inch thick and 8 ounces each)
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon pepper
  • 1 bottle (28 ounces) barbecue sauce
  • 1 cup ketchup
  • 1 cup cola
  • 2 tablespoons Worcestershire sauce

Directions

  1. Place potatoes and carrots in a 5-qt. slow cooker. Top with pork chops. Sprinkle with salt and pepper. In a small bowl, combine the barbecue sauce, ketchup, cola and Worcestershire sauce; pour over chops.
  2. Cover and cook on low for 8-9 hours or until meat and vegetables are tender.

Slow Cooker Pulled Pork

Ingredients

  • 1 (2 pound) pork tenderloin
  • 1 (12 fluid ounce) can or bottle root beer
  • 1 (18 ounce) bottle your favorite barbecue sauce
  • 8 hamburger buns, split and lightly toasted

Directions

  1. Place the pork tenderloin in a slow cooker; pour the root beer over the meat. Cover and cook on low until well cooked and the pork shreds easily, 6 to 7 hours. Note: the actual length of time may vary according to individual slow cooker. Drain well. Stir in barbecue sauce. Serve over hamburger buns.

Tips: Try using a liner in your slow cooker for easier cleanup.

Baked Bar-be-Que Chicken

Ingredients

  • 1 (2 to 3 pound) whole chicken, cut into pieces
  • 2 teaspoons garlic powder
  • 1 1/2 cups prepared barbecue sauce

Directions

  1. Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  2. Place chicken in a shallow baking dish and sprinkle with garlic powder. Cover and bake 1 hour at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
  3. Remove baking dish from oven and drain any fat from dish. Pour the barbecue sauce evenly over the chicken and bake uncovered for 30 minutes at 350 degrees F (175 degrees C). Remove and serve.