Where Can I Buy Hoisin Sauce In South Africa

What is a Hoisin Sauce?

Hoisin sauce is a thick, fragrant sauce commonly used in Cantonese cuisine as a glaze for meat, an addition to stir fry, or as a dipping sauce.

It is dark-colored in appearance and sweet and salty in taste. Although regional variants exist, hoisin sauce usually includes soybeans, fennel, red chili peppers, and garlic.

Where Can I Buy Hoisin Sauce In South Africa?

Checkers Columbine Square

Address: Columbine Square Centre Cnr Swartgoud and, Columbine Ave, Johannesburg, 2091, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 8 pm

Phone: +27 11 433 5160

Checkers Atterbury Value Mart

Address: Selikats Causeway, Faerie Glen, Pretoria, 0081, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 7 pm

Phone: +27 12 849 0640

Checkers Bothasig

Address: Cnr Vrijburger and, Tafelberg St, Bothasig, Cape Town, 7406, South Africa

Hours: Open ⋅ Closes 8 pm

Phone: +27 21 559 9020

Is hoisin sauce just oyster sauce?

One of the main differences between hoisin sauce and oyster sauce is that the latter contains oyster. Hoisin sauce is plant-based, so it can be an oyster sauce substitute for vegetarians if necessary.

What is hoisin sauce made of?

Ingredients. The key ingredient of hoisin sauce is fermented soybean paste. Some hoisin sauce ingredients include starches such as sweet potato, wheat, and rice, and water, sugar, soybeans, sesame seeds, white distilled vinegar, salt, garlic, red chili peppers, and sometimes preservatives or coloring agents.

What is hoisin sauce best used for?

Hoisin sauce is a condiment most often used in Chinese and Vietnamese cooking. While many people associate hoisin sauce with Peking duck, you can also use it with Vietnamese rolls or as a dipping sauce for other dishes. We make hoisin sauce from red miso, garlic, ginger, brown sugar, and spices.