Master Your Grill with This Tasty Chinese BBQ Recipe

Dive into savory heaven with Chinese BBQ, a culinary joyride featuring tender, marinated meats that are grilled to perfection and bursting with bold, mouthwatering flavors!

Prepare to embark on a flavorsome journey with a Chinese BBQ recipe that’ll make your taste buds dance the dragon dance! I’ve got all the juicy, umami-packed, and finger-licking details you’ll need to recreate this smoky delight at home. From marinating to grilling, let’s turn your backyard into a bustling Beijing night market grill!

Legendary Chinese BBQ

legendary chinese bbq

Get ready to roll up your sleeves because this Chinese BBQ recipe is about to take your taste buds on a flavorful roller coaster! We’re talking juicy, tender meat bursting with sweet, savory, and smoky goodness. A quick marinade does wonders, making this perfect for an effortless yet impressive cookout.

  • Cooking Method: Grilling
  • Prep Time: 15 minutes + 2 hours marinating
  • Cook Time: 30 minutes
  • Cuisine Type: Chinese


  • 1 lb pork shoulder, thinly sliced
  • 3 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 tbsp hoisin sauce
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp honey
  • 1 tbsp rice wine
  • 1 tsp five-spice powder
  • 1 tsp sesame oil
  • 2 green onions, chopped
  • 1 tbsp vegetable oil
  • Sesame seeds, for garnish

Cooking Instructions

  1. In a large bowl, mix garlic, hoisin sauce, soy sauce, oyster sauce, honey, rice wine, five-spice powder, and sesame oil. Stir until well combined.
  2. Add the pork slices to the bowl, ensuring they are well coated with the marinade. Cover and refrigerate for at least 2 hours, preferably overnight. Exercise some patience, will ya?
  3. Preheat your grill to medium-high heat (about 375-400°F). Perfect grilling weather!
  4. Brush the grill grate with vegetable oil to prevent sticking.
  5. Place the marinated pork slices on the grill and cook for 10-15 minutes on each side, or until the internal temperature reaches 145°F. Flip them like a pro!
  6. In the final 5 minutes, sprinkle green onions on top and let them cook until slightly charred for extra flavor.
  7. Remove from the grill and let the meat rest for a few minutes. Garnish with sesame seeds before serving. Voilà! Magic on a plate.


  • Alternative Ingredients: Swap pork with beef or chicken for a different twist.
  • Garnishing Options: Fresh cilantro, chopped peanuts, or a squeeze of lime will add an extra layer of taste.
  • Cooking Tips: Make extra marinade and use it as a dipping sauce by boiling it for 5 minutes to ensure safety.