HOW TO: Char Siu Pork Tenderloin In-Flight Plating

Char Siu Pork Tenderloin Video Plating Guide

Char Siu Pork Tenderloin is a popular dish in Cantonese cuisine. We decided to take the traditional elements of char siu pork and add a new level of color and artistry. While this may seem like a complicated task, the entire plating can be done in five simple steps. Watch as we take you through the plating step-by-step.

Tools and Ingredients:

  • Cutting Board
  • Knife
  • Tongs
  • Fork
  • Spoon
  • Plate

Garnish Kit (keep cold):

  • Fresh Herbs
  • Cilantro Oil
  • Char Siu Sauce

Char Siu Pork Tenderloin Entree

  • Pork Tenderloin
  • Grilled Pineapple
  • Cilantro Rice
  • Baby Bok Choy


  • Heat oven to 275F (135C) and cook for 20 minutes. If necessary, adjust temperature to your oven, since ovens can vary.

5 Plating Steps:

  • Lay down a base of cilantro rice.
  • Arrange baby bok choy on one side of rice base.
  • Arrange grilled pineapple on rice next to bok choy and allow rice to spill onto plate to create base for pork.
  • Slice and shingle pork on base of rice and sides.
  • Drizzle char siu sauce in zigzag pattern on plate around pork. Use cilantro oil to create random dots and splashes around char siu sauce.

To access a PDF of the Char Siu Pork Tenderloin plating guide, follow this link. View more plating guide videos on YouTube.

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