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Bak Kwa or Asian BBQ Meat

This is an Asian type of Meat Jerky. It is a must during the Lunar New Year in Singapore. This is everyone's favourite snack.


  • 1.5kg pork fillet/tenderloin – minced

  • 350gms organic maple syrup or 320gms sugar

  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce

  • 4 tablespoons Korean hot sauce paste/Gojungjang

  • 3 tablespoons oyster sauce

  • 3 tablespoons sesame oil

  • 2 tablespoons Hua Tiao Chew/Chinese wine

  • 2 tablespoons ikan billis powder – roast ikan billis and pound

  • 2 tablespoons Hungarian sweet paprika


  • 1.

    Mix the above ingredients and marinade overnight.

  • 2.

    Crush foil, straighten foil out and line baking pan.

  • 3.

    Spread marinated meat evenly on foil

  • 4.

    Flatten meat with an oiled empty small sauce bottle (this will act as a rolling pin) Roll out till very thin and even.

  • 5.

    Dry flattened meat in a preheated 100 C oven for about 4-5 minutes

  • 6.

    Please do not cook meat.

  • 7.

    Cool meat on a wire rack.

  • 8.

    Cut dried meat into squares

  • 9.

    Grill meat under a very hot grill for about 2-3 mins .

  • 10.

    Enjoy Bak Kwa with a glass of beer


The drying process is very important. If you grill the meat without the drying process it will turn out to be dry, hard and burnt.

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Posted by N55895Report
Yummy, my favourite!!!