Hoisin barbecue sauce

1 cup of sauce
Prep Time
schedule 5 minutes
Cook Time
schedule 25 minutes
Total Time
schedule 30 minutes

This is a sweet and savory sauce that's perfect for a burger or a pulled pork sandwich.


  • 2 teaspoons olive oil
  • 3 garlic cloves, minced or pressed
  • 12 cup hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons rice vinegar
  • 2 tablespoons dry sherry
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 tablespoon ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon oyster sauce
  • 13 cup water
  • 12 teaspoon sesame oil


Add olive oil to a small sauce pan over medium-high heat. Once the oil is shimmering, add garlic and cook it for 1 minute.

After a minute, add and stir in hoisin sauce, rice vinegar, sherry, soy sauce, ketchup, oyster sauce and water. Stir everything to combine well.

Simmer the sauce for 20 minutes stirring occasionally. 

After 20 minutes, the sauce should have thickened up. Add sesame oil, stir well and remove the sauce from the heat.

Allow the sauce to cool and store in the fridge for up to two weeks. 

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