This recipe is devised by Paul Watters –  author of “Simple Tasty Healthy by PW”

A quick and simple char siu pork with black rice, tender stem broccoli and carrot with a sesame oil drizzle serves x 2


For the char siu

1 teaspoon of red food colour
1 teaspoon of dried ginger
1 teaspoon of Chinese five spice
1 tablespoons of hoi sin sauce
1 teaspoon of light soy sauce
1 teaspoon of dried garlic powder
300g lean minced pork
1 1/2 cups of black rice
3 cups of water
100g tender stem broccoli (trimmed)
4 carrot (peeled and cut into strips)
1 bread tin
First of all gather a large bowl add the pork.
Mix all the char siu ingredients together with the minced pork.
Preheat the oven to 180.
Bring the water to the boil for the rice and use a smaller sauce pan for the vegetables.
Grease the bread tin with a little butter inside and around the edges, place the pork inside and pat down until smooth.
Place a heavy pan on top and cook in the oven for 20 minutes.
Cook the black rice for the same amount of time and with 5 mins remaining remove the weight from the bread tin.
Cook the vegetables for a few minutes and strain.
Check the rice once cooked and strain also (white rice is also good if you prefer).
Take pork out of the oven and tip onto a chopping board.
Arrange the rice in the middle of the plate, slice the pork accordingly.
Place vegetables on top of the pork, drizzle a little sesame oil on top and enjoy!
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