What to do with leftover hoisin sauce

Hoisin sauce is a thick, flavourful sauce used in Asian dishes like stir-frys. Discover how you can use up leftover hoisin sauce here.

What to do with leftover hoisin sauce

Recipes using hoisin sauce

How to use leftover hoisin sauce

  • Noodle salad
    Boil fine egg noodles for 2-3 minutes, then drain and refresh in cold water. Mix 2 tbsp hoisin sauce with a splash each of soy sauce, honey and chilli sauce. Stir into the noodles with a handful of soy beans, some chopped fresh coriander and finely sliced spring onions.
  • Hoisin drumsticks
    Heat the oven to 200°C/180°C fan/gas 6. Mix 2 tbsp hoisin sauce with 1 tbsp soy sauce and 1/2 tbsp toasted sesame oil. Put 500g British free-range chicken drumsticks into a baking tray and coat with the sauce. Bake for 45-50 minutes until the chicken is cooked inside and sticky outside. Sprinkle with toasted sesame seeds and sliced spring onions.

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