Hoisin BBQ Sauce

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Hoisin BBQ Sauce is super tasty on chicken and pork!


Hoisin BBQ Sauce

Hoisin BBQ Sauce – Hoisin sauce forms the base of this simple barbecue sauce seasoned with garlic. The Cantonese are particularly fond of using it with barbecued chicken.

Hoisin is an incredibly versatile sauce made from soybean paste. The thick, reddish brown, slightly sweet, fragrant sauce is used in China much as ketchup is used here.

  • Author: Food Network
  • Prep Time: 10
  • Cook Time: 20
  • Total Time: 30


  • 2 cloves Garlic, minced
  • 1 tsp olive oil
  • 1/2 cup Hoisin Sauce
  • 2 tbs Rice Vinegar
  • 2 tbs Dry Sherry
  • 1 tbs Soy Sauce
  • 1 tbs Ketchup
  • 1/3 cup Water
  • 1/2 tsp Sesame Oil
  • 1 scallion, chopped


  1. Cook 2 minced garlic cloves in a saucepan with olive oil, 1 minute. Stir in 1/2 cup hoisin sauce, 2 tablespoons each rice vinegar and dry sherry, 1 tablespoon each soy sauce and ketchup and 1/3 cup water. Simmer until thick, stirring 20 minutes. Let cool, then add 1/2 teaspoon sesame oil and 1 chopped scallion.
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