char siu

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char siu

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Etymology[edit]

From Cantonese 叉燒叉烧 (caa1 siu1, “fork roast”).

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char siu (uncountable)

  1. (Hong Kong, Singapore, Malaysia) A style of preparation of barbecued pork in Cantonese cuisine, typically using honey and spices. [from 20th c.]

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