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Homemade Hoisin Sauce

4.9 from 59 votes
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 Time: 5 mins
Total Time: 5 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Chinese
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