Hoisin Sauce Recipe

hoisin sauce

hoisin sauce, photo by JMorton

Hoisin Sauce is a family favourite. Our fridge and cupboard usually have a stock of hoisin sauce. We use it mainly as a dipping sauce especially with Peking duck, which is a family favourite. We also use hoisin sauce for cooking. We love the salty and sweet fruity taste of it.

Hoisin Sauce Photo by JMorton

Hoisin Sauce
Photo by JMorton

Hoisin Sauce Recipe


4 tbsp dark soy sauce
2 tbsp peanut butter
1 tbsp golden syrup or 1 tbsp honey
2 tsp rice vinegar or white wine vinegar
1 garlic clove, chopped finely
2 tsp sesame oil
1 tsp chinese hot sauce (more or less to taste) or 1 tsp chilli flakes
black pepper to taste


This is a quick recipe to make and does not involve any heating.  Put all the ingredients in a bowl.

Mix with a whisk until well blended.

Enjoy with  duck, pancake and fine julliene of spring onions or leek.

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