hoisin sauce

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hoi·sin sauce

 (hoi′sĭn, hoi-sĭn′)
A thick, sweet, pungent sauce used in Chinese cooking.

[Cantonese hoi2 sin1, seafood, from Middle Chinese xaj´ sian (also the source of Mandarin hǎixiān) : Cantonese hoi2, sea, ocean (from Middle Chinese xaj´) + Cantonese sin1, fresh, delicious (from Middle Chinese sian, fresh, ultimately from Proto-Sino-Tibetan *sar; akin to Tibetan gsar).]

hoi′sin sauce`

(ˈhɔɪ sɪn, hɔɪˈsɪn)

a thick, sweet and spicy sauce made with soybeans, sugar, garlic, and chili peppers, used in Chinese cooking.
[1960–65; < dial. Chinese (Guangdong) hóisīn= Chinese hǎixiān seafood]

hoisin sauce

A thick red sauce that is sweet in flavor. Used in Chinese cooking with shellfish, spareribs, duck and vegetables.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.hoisin sauce - a thick sweet and pungent Chinese condiment
condiment - a preparation (a sauce or relish or spice) to enhance flavor or enjoyment; "mustard and ketchup are condiments"
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INGREDIENTS SERVES 4 Prep time 20mins, cooking time 20 minutes 650g skinless chicken breast fillets, cut into chunks 3tbsp soy sauce 2tbsp rice wine vinegar 1/2tsp Szechuan peppercorns Calorie controlled cooking spray 2 garlic cloves, sliced 2cm piece fresh ginger, peeled and grated 2tbsp hoisin sauce 1tsp cornflour 1/2tsp red chilli flakes 6 spring onions, trimmed and sliced 3 carrots, peeled into ribbons 2 courgettes, peeled into ribbons 1tbsp sesame oil Handful fresh coriander leaves METHODOLOGY Put the chicken in a shallow dish.
There is some sort of childish excitement of grabbing a pancake, stuffing it with duck, adding a pinch of cucumber or spring onion and finishing it with a spoonful of hoisin sauce.
But on each table, there are five different sauces customers can choose from--Mother Sauce, Spicy Mother Sauce, Kansas Sauce, Carolina Gold, and Hoisin Sauce.
5 tbsp hoisin sauce, plus extra to serve 2 tbsp plum sauce 1 tbsp honey 1 tbsp rice vinegar 8 chicken thighs, skin on 20 Chinese pancakes (available from Waitrose, Asian supermarkets or Chinese takeaways) 1 cucumber, cut into quarters lengthways, then into matchsticks bunch spring onions, cut in half lengthways, then into matchsticks
In a large bowl, whisk together the minced onion whites, hoisin sauce, ginger, garlic, salt, lime juice, Sriracha sauce, and Chinese seasoning.
She told the latest timewasting, meaningless meeting within the BBC's corridors of confusion: "If you want to be the best duck hunter, you go where the ducks are - and you take the hoisin sauce with you.
Add the duck meat and season with hoisin sauce and salt and pepper.
Yield: 2 servings GRILLED TUNA WITH ASIAN SLAW AND HOISIN SAUCE 1 cup bok choy cabbage, sliced thin 1/2 cup chopped fresh pineapple 1/2 cup sliced mango Juice and zest of 7 lime 1/4 cup red bell pepper; thinly sliced 1/4 cup cilantro, chopped 2 teaspoons chopped jalapeno Kosher salt and ground black pepper 2 tablespoons sugar 1/4 cup rice wine vinegar 2 tablespoons sesame seed oil 1/4 teaspoon cumin 1/4 cup hoisin sauce 3 tablespoons soy sauce 4 tortillas, grilled 4 ounces fresh tuna, grilled and sliced thin For garnish: wasabi paste or wasabi peas For slaw, in a medium bowl, mix cabbage, pineapple, mango, lime juice and zest, red bell pepper, cilantro, jalapeno, salt, pepper, and sugar.
1 Marinate the mackerel in the hoisin sauce while you prepare the veg.
Kitchen purists and adventurers, as well as those with food allergies, will rejoice in the instructions for whipping up homemade hoisin sauce, vegan fish sauce, and adjust-to-your-own-heat-level chili pastes.
Shred the chicken then drizzle over the pan juices and serve with the pancakes, cucumber, spring onions and extra hoisin sauce to spread over.
5cm piece fresh root ginger, peeled and chopped | 1 garlic clove, crushed | 1 red pepper, de-seeded and chopped | 2 spring onions, sliced | 8 large mushrooms, sliced | 1tbsp soy sauce | 1tbsp hoisin sauce | 1 x 150g pack straight to wok noodles WHAT YOU DO: 1 Spray pan or wok with oil and heat.