Definition of char siu in English:

char siu


  • mass noun, often as modifier A Chinese dish of roast pork marinated in a sweet and savoury sauce, typically served sliced into thin strips.

    ‘char siu pork with stir-fried spring cabbage’
    ‘order the char siu for the most delicious Chinese-style barbecue pork anywhere’


From Chinese ( Cantonese dialect) chā-sīu, from chā ‘fork’ + sīu ‘cook’.


char siu

/ˌtʃɑː ˈʃuː/