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Hoisin Sauce Home Made

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"This is a thick, spicy, tangy, sweet, savory Asian sauce, super quick and easy. Perfect as a dipping sauce and marinade. I usually make my own since I have problems with MSG that are normally found in most prepared store-bought sauces. This is a versatile sauce for finger foods and appetizers, for marinating pork, chicken, beef, tofu, and vegetables, as an addition to barbeque sauces, or to complete dishes like mu shu pork, onion pancakes, pot stickers, and dim sum."
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10 m servings 33
Original recipe yields 8 servings (1 cup)


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  1. Place soy sauce, rice vinegar, garlic, sesame oil, tahini, molasses, apricot jam, brown sugar, miso, five-spice powder, and red pepper flakes in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Seal jar and shake vigorously to combine.


  • Cook's Notes:
  • Mix ingredients in a mixing bowl instead of shaking in a jar, if preferred.
  • Substitute peanut butter for the tahini, if desired.

Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 33 calories; 1.7 3.8 1 0 770 Full nutrition

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Reading the reviews and negative responses...there is no ginger in the recipe, so how could your Mom dislike it? A little thin but tasty?

A little thinner than the store bought version but the taste is superior. Excellent recipe! If you are sensitive to heat leave the pepper flakes out and it will still be just as flavorful.

good but a little thin, and for some reason my mum hated the ginger. She said compared to hoisin from the restaurant it tasted off, she was the only one though.