Let’s Talk Food: Hoisin sauce

Sweet and sticky chicken. (Audrey Wilson/Courtesy photo)

Hoisin sauce is a very useful condiment as well as a nice glaze for poultry, pork and beef. Its ingredients such as soy sauce gives it a tangy, salty taste, balanced with some sweetness with either honey or molasses, tang from vinegar, and umami from miso or peanut butter.