hoisin sauce

hoi·sin sauce

noun \ˈhi-ˌsin-, ˌhi-ˈsin-\

Definition of HOISIN SAUCE

:  a thick reddish sauce of soybeans, spices, and garlic used in east Asian cookery


Chinese (Guangdong) hóisīn-jeung, literally, seafood sauce
First Known Use: 1968


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