Char siu, the hoisin-based sauce, is one of my favorite preparations, and it goes beautifully with slow-roasted pork in lettuce leaves, along with plenty of fresh, crunchy carrot and radish. Serve it with jasmine rice and a stir-fried or pan-steamed green vegetable such as snow or snap peas.
Combine all the sauce ingredients in a bowl and stir to combine.
Put the pork in a saucepan and reheat it over medium heat if necessary. Add the char siu sauce and mix to combine. Bring the sauce to a simmer. The pork and sauce should be very juicy, with plenty of sauce but not swimming in liquid.
Transfer the pork to a serving bowl and serve with the lettuce and vegetable garnishes. Put a few tablespoons of the pork in the center of a lettuce leaf and top with a sprinkling of carrot, radish, and scallion. Fold up to eat.
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