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Asian BBQ Pork Loin

An Asian-style pork loin with a tasty BBQ sauce that’s so easy to make.
Prep Time30 mins
Cook Time1 hr 10 mins
Total Time1 hr 40 mins
Course: Main
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: Asian pork recipe, BBQ recipe, pork loin
Servings: 6
Calories: 509kcal


  • 4 lbs boneless pork loin about 3-4 lb
  • 1 tsp garlic powder
  • 1/2 tsp salt
  • 1/4 tsp pepper


  • 1 tbs butter
  • 1/4 cup finely chopped onion
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 1 pinch Chinese 5-spice powder
  • 1 1/2 tsp Chinese-style mustard see NOTES
  • 1 tbs hoisin sauce
  • 1/4 tsp ground ginger
  • 1 tsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 tsp garlic powder


  • Preheat oven to 350 degrees F. Line a shallow baking pan with heavy-duty foil.
  • Mix the 1 tsp garlic powder, 1/2 tsp salt and 1/4 tsp of pepper and rub on the pork loin. Place the pork loin in the prepared pan and roast, uncovered, for 50 minutes.
  • For the sauce, melt the 1 tbs butter in a small saucepan. Add the onion and cook until the onion is soft but not brown. Mix in the remaining sauce ingredients. Bring to a boil, then reduce heat to low and simmer for 20-25 minutes or until reduced to about 3/4 cup.
  • Brush the sauce over the pork and cook for 15-20 minutes longer or until the internal temperature reaches 145 degrees F. Remove from the oven to a platter.
  • Tent the roast with foil and let the roast stand for 10 minutes before slicing


* This is a great place to use one of those mustard packets you get with take-out. If you don’t have one, mix an equal amount of water and dry mustard powder until smooth. Let it stand for about 10 minutes before using.


Serving: 1g | Calories: 509kcal | Carbohydrates: 23g | Protein: 68g | Fat: 14g | Saturated Fat: 5g | Cholesterol: 195mg | Sodium: 654mg | Potassium: 1219mg | Sugar: 20g | Vitamin A: 160IU | Vitamin C: 1.3mg | Calcium: 18mg | Iron: 1.9mg