Hoisin sauce in a dish

Hoisin sauce

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Prep: 5 mins No cook

Easy

Makes 80 ml (6 servings)

Make your own hoisin sauce to serve with Chinese dishes. Super versatile, it works as a glaze for meat, as a dipping sauce or a sauce for stir-fries

Nutrition and extra info

  • Vegetarian

Nutrition: Per serving

  • kcal65
  • fat4g
  • saturates1g
  • carbs6g
  • sugars5g
  • fibre0.4g
  • protein2g
  • salt1.4g
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Ingredients

  • 4 tbsp soy sauce
    Soy sauce

    Soy sauce

    soy sor-s

    An Asian condiment and ingredient that comes in a variety of of varieties ranging from light to…

  • 2 tbsp smooth peanut butter

    Peanut butter

    pee-nut butt-ah

    Peanut butter starts with dry roasting peanuts, which concentrates and heightens their flavour…

  • 1 tbsp dark brown sugar
  • 2 tsp rice wine vinegar
  • 1 garlic clove, finely crushed
  • 2 tsp sesame seed oil
  • hot sauce, to taste
  • ⅛ tsp black pepper

Method

  1. Put all the ingredients into a food processor or jug and blitz with a stick blender until smooth. Will keep in an airtight container in the fridge for up to three weeks.

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ViennaTokyo
30th Apr, 2019
5.05
We have to double it, but we have 4 kids. This is a great sauce, I ended up having to make my own sesame seed oil as I didn't have enough. But it was worth it. Very tasty.
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Bernadine Cabanas
11th Dec, 2018
3.05
Hello. I do my hoisin sauce and I put red miso ( peunut butter is too rich) .
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Ella Stern
2nd Nov, 2018
Don't know what kind of blender you have but this amount would only smear my blender but never reach the blades :( How about a recipe where you can make a cup's worth and have it for next time?
NinaDahl
8th May, 2018
5.05
Amazing! Only suggestion is that you make a double portion.
samkirk
3rd Jul, 2017
4.05
I make this regularly, whenever I make 'Turkey Duck pancakes' with a couple of minor changes. I add an extra tbsp of peanut butter to thicken it a little, an extra couple of teaspoons of sugar as I don't find it quite sweet enough, and I also add half a teaspoon of Chinese 5 spice. Thanks for the recipe!
kt_nizette
30th Jan, 2014
Apologies, the black pepper is indeed in your own recipe.
kt_nizette
30th Jan, 2014
This one is the same as my own copy from chinese.food.com apart from an additional 1/8th tsp of black pepper!
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Kevin Welch
4th Feb, 2018
Apologies if I'm being thick, but when you say Hot Sauce, exactly what kind of sauce is it? Hot just tells me, 'Don't buy Mild'. Thanks
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