Chinese 5 Spice Marinated Pork Satay Recipe

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Categories: Appetizer, Asian, Chinese, Pork

Submitted By: The Spice House.

Chinese 5 Spice Marinated Pork Satay Notes

This recipe was used by Chef Kevin Bozis and Chef Jennifer Statz for a "Stirring Things Up in Chicago" Event at the Old Town shop in June 2005.

Patty and Tom Erd spoke about ethnic Chicago spices and blends, and the guests were served five different ethnic dishes. This Pork Satay was served with Asian Coleslaw, and represented Chicago's China Town.

  • 4 pounds pork loin, fat trimmed and cut into thin slices
  • 3/4 cup low-sodium soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup vinegar or cooking sherry
  • 1/4 cup Chinese 5 Spice
  • 4 teaspoons honey
  • 2 teaspoons fresh garlic, finely minced
  • 4 teaspoons crushed red pepper
  • 1/2 cup olive oil
Serves / Yields

25 appetizer servings

Preparation Instructions

Mix all of the ingredients, except the pork, in a bowl. Place the pork and marinade mix in a covered container, or large zip lock bags, and refrigerate. Marinate several hours, or overnight, turning several times for full coverage of the meat.

Bring to room temperature before grilling. If using wooden skewers, soak them in water for a couple hours before grilling to prevent burning. Thread pork slices onto skewers and grill to desired doneness.

Quick Shopping List

Chinese Five Spice Powder
In a glass jar
1/2 cup shaker jar, net wt. 2 oz.
Crushed Red Pepper Flakes
Crushed, in a glass jar
1/2 cup shaker jar, net wt. 1.5 oz.

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Janet M. Said:

This recipe was served at a Spice House event last night. The pork was tender and succulent with mild spice flavor. This will be a great addition to family meals and also cocktail appetizers.

Make it Again? Janet M. would make this recipe again.