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4.87 from 37 votes

Homemade Hoisin Sauce

Try this homemade hoisin sauce once and you will never want to use a store bought one again. This is a flexible recipe that you can customize based on the ingredients you have on hand.
Prep Time5 mins
Total Time5 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Chinese
Calories: 50kcal
Author: Maggie Zhu


  • 1/4 cup light soy sauce
  • 2 tablespoons natural peanut butter
  • 1 tablespoon honey
  • 2 teaspoons rice vinegar
  • 2 teaspoons sesame oil
  • 1 clove garlic , grated
  • 1/8 teaspoon black pepper
  • 1 teaspoon miso paste (OR 1/2 teaspoon spicy fermented bean paste, OR 1/2 teaspoon gochujang + 1/4 teaspoon five spice powder, OR 1 teaspoon Thai chili sauce + 1/4 teaspoon five spice powder


  • Combine all ingredients in a bowl and mix well.
    Homemade Hoisin Sauce Cooking Process | omnivorescookbook.com
  • Store hoisin sauce in an airtight jar in the fridge for up to a month.


Serving: 18g | Calories: 50kcal | Carbohydrates: 3.8g | Protein: 1.9g | Fat: 3.2g | Saturated Fat: 0.6g | Sodium: 479mg | Potassium: 22mg | Sugar: 2.6g | Iron: 0.7mg