hoisin sauce
noun Etymology: Chinese (Guangdong) hóisīn-jeung, literally, seafood sauce Date: 1968 a thick reddish sauce of soybeans, spices, and garlic used in east Asian cookery

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  • Hoisin sauce — Hoisin sauce, or Haixian Sauce, (hǎixiānjiàng) also called suckling pig sauce, is a Chinese dipping sauce. The word Hoisin is a romanization of the Chinese word zh. as pronounced in Cantonese. Mandarin style Hoisin sauce ingredients include water …   Wikipedia

  • hoisin sauce — [hoi′sin, hoi sin′] n. a dark, spicy sauce used in Chinese cooking, made of fermented rice, soy beans, vinegar, sugar, salt, and chili …   English World dictionary

  • hoisin sauce — noun a thick sweet and pungent Chinese condiment • Syn: ↑duck sauce • Hypernyms: ↑condiment * * * ¦hȯi¦s(h)in noun Etymology: part translation of Chinese (Cantonese) hóisīnjeung seafood sauce …   Useful english dictionary

  • Hoisin-Sauce — Für den Export bestimmte Hoisin Sauce in einer Plastikflasche Hoisin Sauce ist eine dickflüssige, dunkle Sauce aus der chinesischen und vietnamesischen Küche, die vor allem zu Fleischgerichten gereicht wird. Sie schmeckt süßlich und recht kräftig …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • hoisin sauce — /hoy sin, hoy sin /, Chinese Cookery. a thick, sweet, spicy condiment containing soybeans, sugar, garlic, and chili peppers, used in cooking or as an accompaniment to meat, fish, or poultry, esp. Peking duck. [1960 65; < dial. Chin (Guangdong)… …   Universalium

  • hoisin sauce — hoi′sin sauce [[t]ˈhɔɪ sɪn, hɔɪˈsɪn[/t]] n. coo a thick, sweet and spicy sauce made with soybeans, sugar, garlic, and chili peppers, used in Chinese cooking • Etymology: 1960–65; < dial. Chin (Guangdong) hóisīn= Chin hǎixiān seafood …   From formal English to slang

  • hoisin sauce — [ hɔɪzɪn] noun a sweet, spicy dark red sauce made from soya beans, used in Chinese cooking. Origin Cantonese hoisin seafood , from hoi sea + sin fresh …   English new terms dictionary

  • hoisin sauce — noun A sauce made from soy, garlic, chili etc, used in Chinese cooking …   Wiktionary

  • hoisin sauce — /hɔɪsɪn ˈsɔs/ (say hoysin saws) noun (in Chinese cookery) a sweet, spicy red brown sauce made from fermented soybeans and seasonings. {Cantonese hói sīn fresh seafood, from hói sea + sīn fresh} …   Australian English dictionary

  • Hoisin — Sauce ist eine dickflüssige, dunkle Sauce aus der chinesischen und vietnamesischen Küche, die vor allem zu Fleischgerichten gereicht wird. Sie schmeckt süßlich und recht kräftig. Sie besteht vor allem aus fermentierten roten Sojabohnen und Zucker …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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