If time allows leave the scored roast uncovered on the bottom rack of the fridge for 1 hour or ideally overnight. This process further dries the rind and aids the crackling process.
Wrap the leftover roast pork tightly in aluminum foil and store it in an airtight container or Ziploc bag.
Roast pork tips. Long strips of seasoned boneless pork are skewered with long forks and placed in a covered oven or over a fire. Place stockpot into the oven uncovered and roast at 350ºF for 60 minutes. Char Siu Chinese BBQ Pork Char siu literally means fork roast – char being fork both noun and verb and siu being roast – after the traditional cooking method for the dish.
This is best cooked over charcoal but its important to cook with indirect heat. Here are some tips on how to store leftover roast pork for up to five days. Continue cooking in increments of 10 minutes until the pork reaches an internal temperature of 145ºF.
Then remove from oven and measure the internal temperature of the pork. Make sure you refrigerate what is not consumed right away. With a small sharp knife deeply score the rind at 1cm intervals being careful to not cut into the meat.
This will help keep any leftovers fresh for up to five days.