Definition of char siu in English:

char siu


mass noun, often as modifier
  • A Chinese dish of roast pork marinated in a sweet and savoury sauce, typically served sliced into thin strips.

    ‘char siu pork with stir-fried spring cabbage’
    ‘order the char siu for the most delicious Chinese-style barbecue pork anywhere’


Chinese (Cantonese dialect) chā-sīu, from chā ‘fork’ + sīu ‘cook’.


char siu

/ˌtʃɑː ˈʃuː/