Food Recipes Garlicky Hoisin Sauce 4.3 (3) 1 Review By Nina Simonds Nina Simonds Nina Simonds is a food journalist and an expert in Asian cooking. She has a special focus on health and lifestyle and has won a James Beard Award for her latest book, Spices of Life: Simple and Delicious Recipes for Great Health. Highlights: * Wrote 11 books about Asian cuisine and culture * Has won three James Beard Awards * In 2006, launched food, health, and lifestyle website that features cooking tutorials with nutritionists and celebrity chefs * A regular contributor to The New York Times for over 25 years and to O Magazine for 5 years. Her articles have appeared in The Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe, Epicurious.com, The Washington Post, The Los Angeles Times, Cooking Light, Bon Appetit, Family Circle, and Self magazine Real Simple's Editorial Guidelines Updated on September 8, 2022 Print Share Share Tweet Pin Email RealSimple.com. Photo: Anna Williams Hands On Time: 10 mins Total Time: 10 mins Yield: 4 serves Jump to Nutrition Facts Ingredients 1 ½ tablespoons olive oil 3 tablespoons minced scallion (white parts only) 2 tablespoons minced garlic 1 teaspoon crushed red pepper flakes (optional) ¾ cup hoisin sauce (available in the Asian-food aisle of most supermarkets) ½ cup water 1 ½ tablespoons soy sauce 1 ½ tablespoons sugar Directions In a small bowl, combine the hoisin sauce, water, soy sauce, and sugar. Place a wok or skillet over medium-high heat. Add olive oil and heat for 30 seconds. Add scallions, garlic, and pepper flakes and cook until fragrant, about 15 seconds. Add the hoisin mixture and bring to a boil. Cook, stirring occasionally, until the sauce thickens slightly, about 1 1/2 minutes. Pour into a bowl. Print Nutrition Facts (per serving) 180 Calories 7g Fat 28g Carbs 3mg Protein Show Full Nutrition Label Hide Full Nutrition Label Nutrition Facts Calories 180 % Daily Value * Total Fat 7g 9% Saturated Fat 1g 5% Cholesterol 1mg 0% Sodium 1154mg 50% Total Carbohydrate 28g 10% Protein 3g Calcium 28mg 2% Iron 1mg 4% *The % Daily Value (DV) tells you how much a nutrient in a food serving contributes to a daily diet. 2,000 calories a day is used for general nutrition advice.