Bold, vibrant and delicious, this versatile char siu sauce is easy to make and will make your taste buds sing! Use it as a marinade or glaze for barbecued pork, chicken, and seafood; brush it on grilled veggies; add it to ramen soups, stir-fries and rice; enjoy it as a dipping sauce...or any other way your heart desires!
a few drop of natural red food coloring(optional for traditional red color)
Place all of the ingredients in a small saucepan except for the food coloring (if using). Bring it a boil then reduce the heat and simmer for 5 minutes. Turn off the heat and let it cool completely.Store in the refrigerator where the sauce will keep for at least 2 weeks. Makes about 1 1/2 cups.