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Barbecued Pork (China)

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  • 2 (12 ounce) pork tenderloins
  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons dry red wine
  • 1 tablespoon brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons red food coloring (optional)
  • 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon
  • 1 clove garlic, crushed
  • 1 scallion, cut in half
  • Scallion curls (optional)


  1. Remove fat from meat. In a large bowl, combine soy sauce, wine, sugar, honey, food coloring, cinnamon, garlic and onion. Add pork, turning meat to coat completely.
  2. Cover and let stand at room temperature 1 hour or refrigerate overnight, turning occasionally.
  3. Drain pork, reserving marinade. Place pork on wire rack over a baking pan.
  4. Bake at 350 degrees F for 45 minutes or until done, turning and basting frequently during baking.
  5. Remove pork from oven. Cool; cut into diagonal slices. Garnish with Scallion Curls.

Makes about 8 appetizer servings.