This sweet, spicy, dark red sauce is traditionally made with soybeans, vinegar, sugar, garlic and various spices. It is widely used in Chinese cooking.
Pour 2 tsp. of sesame oil into a small bowl as the base of the Hoisin sauce.
Using a spoon, mix in any of the following ingredients that you have at home:
- 4 T. soy sauce
- 2 T. peanut butter, cashew butter or almond butter
- 1 T. honey
- 2 tsp. white vinegar or rice vinegar
- 1/8 tsp. garlic powder
- 1/8 tsp. black pepper
Mix together and bottle for future use.