Sweet Hoisin Sauce

Sweet Hoisin SauceRecipe
Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke

Hoisin is a blend of soybeans, garlic, chile peppers, and spices; it serves as the base for this Chinese-inspired barbecue sauce. Five-spice powder, also used extensively in Chinese cooking, is a pungent mixture of ground cinnamon, cloves, fennel, star anise, and peppercorns.


about 1 cup (serving size: 1 tablespoon)

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Nutritional Information

Calories 17
Caloriesfromfat 11 %
Fat 0.2 g
Satfat 0.0 g
Monofat 0.1 g
Polyfat 0.1 g
Protein 0.2 g
Carbohydrate 3.5 g
Fiber 0.2 g
Cholesterol 0.0 mg
Iron 0.1 mg
Sodium 108 mg
Calcium 3 mg


1/3 cup bottled hoisin sauce
1/4 cup rice vinegar
2 tablespoons sherry
2 tablespoons ketchup
1 tablespoon brown sugar
1/2 teaspoon five-spice powder


Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl.