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Easy Hoisin Sauce

Easy Hoisin Sauce

Full of Plants
Homemade Hoisin sauce that is sweet, salty, and refined sugar-free! So much better than store-bought! Use as a dipping sauce, glaze, or as a marinade.
5 from 7 votes
Course Condiment
Cuisine Asian
Calories 50 kcal


  • 1/2 cup maple syrup
  • 3 medjool dates, pitted (or 5 small dates)
  • 1/3 cup soybean paste (or brown miso)
  • 2 tbsp soy sauce
  • 2 tbsp white rice vinegar
  • 1 tbsp toasted sesame oil
  • 1 clove of garlic
  • 1/8 tsp ground coriander
  • 1/16 tsp ground anise
  • 1/16 tsp cinnamon
  • 1/8 tsp chili paste (sambal oelek or hot sauce, to taste)


  • Combine all the ingredients in the bowl of a food processor, or blender. Process for 10-15 seconds, or until smooth.
  • Transfer to a jar and store in the refrigerator. Hoisin sauce will keep for up to 2 months in the refrigerator.


Serving: 1 tbspCalories: 50 kcalCarbohydrates: 9.8 gProtein: 0.9 gFat: 1.1 gFiber: 0.5 gSugar: 7.6 g
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