Hoisin Sauce


Why have one more condiment bottle hanging on the refrigerator door ... Make this sauce yourself! It's quick and easy to make for certain Chinese recipes! Enjoy!

close up view of Hoisin Sauce garnished with green onions in a white sauce cup, next to sushi and chopsticks on a black plate
Prep Time:
5 mins
Total Time:
5 mins
1 /2 cup sauce


  • ¼ cup soy sauce

  • 2 tablespoons peanut butter

  • 1 tablespoon honey

  • 20 drops Chinese hot sauce

  • 2 teaspoons white vinegar

  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil

  • teaspoon garlic powder

  • teaspoon ground black pepper


  1. Combine soy sauce, peanut butter, honey, Chinese hot sauce, white vinegar, sesame oil, garlic powder, and ground black pepper; whisk well until smooth.

Cook's Notes:

Substitute black bean paste for the peanut butter if desired.

Substitute molasses or brown sugar for the honey if preferred.

Substitute habanero, jalapeno, or sriracha sauce for the Chinese hot sauce if desired.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

47 Calories
3g Fat
4g Carbs
2g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 8
Calories 47
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 3g 4%
Saturated Fat 1g 3%
Sodium 528mg 23%
Total Carbohydrate 4g 1%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 3g
Protein 2g
Vitamin C 2mg 9%
Calcium 4mg 0%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 49mg 1%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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