Bak Kwa (Chinese Pork Jerky)
Prep Time
30 mins
Cook Time
30 mins
Total Time
1 hr
One of the most famous Chinese snack bak kwa; Chinese dried pork jerky.
Course: Snack
Cuisine: Chinese
Keyword: pork
Servings: 20 making around 20 pieces of 50 cm*50 cm
Calories: 70 kcal
Author: Elaine
  • Honey for brushing
  • White sesame seeds for garnish
Meat part
  • 1 lb. minced pork
  • 1/2 teaspoon salt
  • 1 teaspoon Chinese five spicy powders
  • 1 tablespoon Chinese cooking wine
  • 1 teaspoon ground pepper
  • 1.5 tablespoon light soy sauce
  • 1/2 tablespoon dark soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce
  • 1 tablespoon sugar
  • Several drops of sesame oil
  1. Prepare minced pork; add salt, black pepper powder and sugar, cooking wine, light soy sauce, dark soy sauce and fish sauce. Stir in one direction at least 2 minutes until the pork becomes sticky. Marinade for around 30 minutes.
  2. Transfer the minced pork to a cutting board and mince the pork again for around 4~6 minutes or until you feel sticky resistance.
  3. Preheat oven to 180°C.
  4. Then place one silver paper around your ovenware and then lay the minced pork on. Cover with plastic wrap and then roll the minced pork into a thin meat pie (around 1/3 cm).
  5. Remove the plastic wrap, brush honey and garnish white sesame seeds. Bake for 15 minutes.
  6. Then turn around carefully, and then repeat the process to bake the other side with 15 minutes.
  7. Cool down and then cut into small sections.
Recipe Notes

There is no preservative included, so please keep them in airtight container and reheat before eating if necessary.


The Nutrition Facts is based on each single piece.

Nutrition Facts
Bak Kwa (Chinese Pork Jerky)
Amount Per Serving
Calories 70 Calories from Fat 45
% Daily Value*
Total Fat 5g 8%
Saturated Fat 1g 5%
Cholesterol 16mg 5%
Sodium 242mg 10%
Potassium 72mg 2%
Total Carbohydrates 1g 0%
Sugars 1g
Protein 4g 8%
Vitamin C 0.2%
Calcium 0.8%
Iron 1.8%
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.