AIP Char Sui Pork

This recipe for AIP Char Siu Pork Tenderloin is a delicious roast pork recipe that’s reminiscent of Chinese barbeque version.  It’s completely soy, nut and refined sugar free and made with real ingredients. This recipe is allergy friendly (gluten, dairy, shellfish, nut, egg, and soy free) and suits the AIP and Paleo diets.



2 1-pound Pork Tenderloins

2 tablespoons Fish Sauce

2 tablespoons Extra Virgin Olive Oil, plus additional for cooking

3 tablespoons Honey

4 tablespoons Molasses

2 tablespoons Apple Cider Vinegar

1 teaspoon Salt

1 teaspoon Garlic Powder

1/2 teaspoon Onion Powder

1 teaspoon Ground Cinnamon

1/2 teaspoon Ground Ginger

1 teaspoon Beet Powder (optional)


Place all the ingredients into a 8×8 pyrex casserole dish or resealable plastic bag.

Combine all the spices in a small bowl and liquids in another small bowl.

Stir to combine then add the spices to the liquid and stir again.

Next pour over the pork loins and make sure the pork covered.

Then cover the dish and place into the fridge and let marinate for 24 hours.

When you’re ready to cook, preheat oven to 350 degrees.

Add 1-2 tablespoons of oil to a large oven safe pan like a cast iron skillet.

Brown the pork loin over high heat for about 5-6 minutes or about 2 minutes on each side.

Pour the remaining marinade over the pork then place it in the oven.

Roast in the pan for 10 minutes.

Remove from the oven, place the pork on a cutting board and then let rest for 10 minutes.

When ready to eat, serve with sauce from the pan.

Keywords: Chinese, Asian, Pork, AIP, Paleo