/ (ˌhɔɪˈsɪn) /
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(in Chinese cookery) a sweet spicy reddish-brown sauce made from soya beans, sugar, vinegar, and garlicAlso called: Peking sauce
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Word Origin for hoisin
C20: from Cantonese
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How to use hoisin in a sentence
They plump us with falling-off-the-bone hoisin ribs and fluff us with apple pie and Ameri-Cone Dream ice cream.
If you have a taste for Asian flare, combine soy sauce, hoisin sauce, sesame seeds, and peanut oil.