What Is Hoisin Sauce?


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Hoisin sauce is a Chinese sauce made with fermented soy, garlic, vinegar and select seasonings that vary by recipe. It is used as a marinade or as a sauce for stir fry, egg rolls and grilled meats.

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What Is Hoisin Sauce?
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Cdkitchen.com has an easy recipe for hoisin sauce. It calls for 4 tablespoons soy sauce, 2 tablespoons peanut butter, 1 tablespoon honey, 2 teaspoons white vinegar, 1/8 teaspoon garlic powder, 2 teaspoons sesame oil, 20 drops Chinese hot sauce and 1/8 teaspoon black pepper. Combine the ingredients and mix until completely blended. Serve with spring rolls or egg rolls, or use in a recipe.

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