3 classic spring roll dipping sauces

A super easy, hoisin dipping sauce that only uses 3 ingredients and takes less than 5 minutes to make! A great dipping sauce for Vietnamese rice paper rolls, Chinese rice noodle rolls (cheung fun) & more!

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Hoisin is very flavorful on its own, so it doesn"t take much tweaking to make it a delicious dipping sauce, which is why I only use 2 ingredients (plus the hoisin).

I still wanted to retain the wonderful flavor from the hoisin sauce, so I didn"t want lớn overdo it by adding too many ingredients khổng lồ this dipping sauce. Fewer ingredients also meant I could get it out faster as well.

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This is actually one of my most-used recipes at home. It"s weird, right? An easy dipping sauce recipe of all things?

I eat a lot of Vietnamese rice paper rolls, I mean a lot. It"s my "clean the fridge" meal that requires no cooking, so I can have a meal out on the table in less than 10 minutes, and this hoisin dipping sauce is what makes summer rolls delicious.

That being said, this versatile hoisin dipping sauce is definitely not limited khổng lồ just fresh rice paper spring rolls. Don"t believe me? Then kiểm tra out what I use it on from the các mục below!

What to Use This Hoisin Dipping Sauce On


When it comes khổng lồ using this delicious sauce, the ideas are endless because it goes so well with almost everything! Here are a few ways I like to use them at home!

Chinese Roast Pork Belly (Siu Yuk) - Whenever I buy Chinese roasted pork belly from the store, I never get enough sauce. I usually whip this up with a little less water so that it"s thicker & I only add toasted sesame oil to lớn keep the flavor more simple and traditional.

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Wings - Deep-fried (or oven-roasted) wings are delicious when tossed in this dipping sauce. I địa chỉ cửa hàng a cảm ứng more chili oil than what the recipe calls for và I thin it out a bit more as well so that it coats the wings better without being too thick & gloopy.Lettuce Wraps - Similar to Peking duck, you"re basically wrapping some meat with some veggies! This hoisin dipping sauce is what makes them delicious and is a must for any lettuce wrap you make.

What Is Hoisin Sauce?

Hoisin sauce is a thick, sweet, and savory sauce that is used a lot in Cantonese cooking. It is also used a lot as a dipping sauce in Chinese-American & Vietnamese cuisine as well.

The word "hoisin" literally translates khổng lồ "seafood" in Chinese, even though the sauce itself does not contain any seafood, và it is not commonly used with seafood as well.

Some believe that it has a seafood flavor, which is why it is called "seafood sauce", but everyone"s tastebuds are different, so I"ll let you be the judge of that.