Combine ¾ cup of barbecue sauce, 3 tablespoons of molasses, 1 tablespoon of soy sauce and Chinese five spice powder to taste to create a substitute for hoisin sauce. Mix the ingredients thoroughly in a bowl.Continue Reading
For a spicy twist, add a few drops of hot red pepper sauce to the mixture. Keep the hoisin sauce substitute refrigerated when it is not in use.
Hoisin sauce is a Chinese sauce that is typically used to glaze meat, as an addition to stir fry recipes or as a dipping sauce. The sweet and salty concoction has a dark color and enhances many dishes in Chinese cuisine.Learn more about Substitutions
To replace 1/2 cup of soy sauce, combine 4 tablespoons of Worcestershire sauce with 1 tablespoon of water, and mix thoroughly. Worcestershire sauce and soy sauce both have strong, tangy flavors, so, in a pinch, a simple substitution works.Full Answer >
To make a quick barbecue sauce, whisk together 3/4 cup ketchup, 2 tablespoons light-brown sugar, 1 tablespoon white-wine vinegar, 1 tablespoon Worcestershire sauce and 2 teaspoons paprika. Kick this recipe up a notch by adding 1/4 to 1/2 teaspoon cayenne pepper.Full Answer >
A good way to cook barbecue port riblets is to grill them on low heat for a few hours with a barbecue sauce made from hoisin sauce, white wine, soy sauce and tomato paste or brown sugar, Worcestershire sauce and Cajun seasoning. A good basic recipe is honey barbecue riblets calling for a barbecue sauce of choice, liquid smoke and garlic.Full Answer >
Arrowroot powder is an acceptable substitute for thickeners in recipes, such as cornstarch, potato or rice starch, or all-purpose flour. Arrowroot is a one-to-one alternative for the starches. However, when cooks need to replace flour, only half as much arrowroot is needed.Full Answer >