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Sweet Hoisin Sauce

Randy Mayor; Melanie J. Clarke
Yield about 1 cup (serving size: 1 tablespoon)
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.

Ingredients

  • 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

Nutrition 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

How to Make It

  1. Combine all the ingredients in a small bowl.