Sous Vide Char Siu

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The smell of fatty, sweet, slow-roasted char siu is familiar for anyone who frequents Chinatown.

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Sous Vide for Everybody

SERVES8 to 10

TIMESous vide: 12 to 16 hours; active cooking time: 1 hour, plus at least 10 hours marinating time

Sous Vide Temperature149°F/65°C

Sous Vide Char Siu
Sous Vide for Everybody

A cookbook recipe exclusively for All-Access members from Sous Vide for Everybody

WHY THIS RECIPE WORKS

Char siu literally means “fork roast,” since it is usually skewered with long forks and roasted over a fire. We wanted pork that strikes a balance between chewy, juicy, and just tender. Enter, sous vide: A longer, extended cooking time rend...

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