hoisin sauce

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Hoisin sauce is a sweet spicy dark-red sauce made from soya beans, vinegar, sugar, garlic, and various spices. It is widely used in southern Chinese cookery. In the Cantonese dialect, the word hoisin means ‘seafood’; it is a compound of hoi, ‘sea’ and sin, ‘fresh’.

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