Mouther-Watering Recipes That Feature Hoisin Sauce

The sweet and salty flavors of hoisin sauce are found in everything from marinades to dipping sauce. These hoisin sauce recipes highlight the versatility of this popular Chinese seasoning.

  • 01 of 09

    Barbecued Pork

    Chinese style barbecue pork

    The Spruce

    This five-star-rated barbecued pork recipe is a good choice for those who love Chinese barbecued pork and don’t have easy access to a Chinese or Asian market. The marinade ingredients, from hoisin sauce to five-spice powder to honey, are all available at most larger supermarkets. The one exception is rice wine—dry sherry makes a good substitute.

  • 02 of 09

    Shanghai Stir-Fried Noodles

    Shanghai Stir-Fried Noodles

    The Spruce

    In this popular noodle dish, thick Shanghai stir-fried noodles are paired with shredded cabbage and then lightly tossed with hoisin sauce (thinned with water) at the end of cooking.

  • 03 of 09

    Cashew Chicken

    Cashew Chicken
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    Chunks of chicken breast are marinated with ginger juice and then paired with roasted cashews in a hoisin-flavored sauce. You can purchase ginger juice at most supermarkets, or you can make your own ginger juice. This cashew chicken recipe has been rated at 5 out of 5 stars.

  • 04 of 09

    Spareribs With Hoisin Sauce

    Mini spare ribs
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    These spareribs with hoisin sauce earned five stars and are known to be so delectable that they taste just like the ones you'd eat in Hong Kong.

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  • 05 of 09

    Spicy Hoisin Pork Stir-Fry

    Pork with noodles
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    Hoisin sauce has a natural affinity for pork. In this spicy hoisin pork stir-fry recipe, it is paired with marinated pork and snow peas.

  • 06 of 09

    Mongolian Beef

    Mongolian Beef
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    Hoisin sauce lends flavor to the sauce in this Mongolian beef stir-fry dish. The recipe calls for baby corn, but feel free to substitute bamboo shoots if desired.

  • 07 of 09

    Hoisin Dipping Sauce

    Dipping meat in Hoisin sauce

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    Hoisin sauce is paired with Asian sesame oil, chili paste, dark soy sauce, fresh garlic and ginger and peanuts in this flavorful hoisin dipping sauce.

  • 08 of 09

    Mu Shu Pork

    Mu-shu pork dish
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    This popular dish consists of strips of pork paired with an assortment of Chinese vegetables, including dried lily buds, and bits of scrambled egg. Traditionally, mu shu pork is meant to be eaten taco-style; wrapped in thin pancakes that have first been brushed with hoisin sauce.

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  • 09 of 09

    Baked Hoisin Sauce Chicken Wings

    Chicken wings with Hoisin sauce in a roasting dish
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    This baked hoisin sauce chicken wings recipe comes from Diana My-Tran, author of The Vietnamese Cookbook, who notes that her Chinese boss introduced her to the dish.