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Spicy Hoisin Marinade

  • Yield: Makes 3/4 cup, enough for 2 1/2 pounds meat
Spicy Hoisin Marinade

Photography: James Baigrie

Source: Martha Stewart Living, July 2003


  • 1/4 cup soy sauce
  • 1/4 cup packed dark-brown sugar
  • 2 tablespoons sherry
  • 2 tablespoons freshly squeezed orange juice
  • 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
  • 2 tablespoons peeled and grated fresh ginger
  • 2 cloves garlic, minced
  • 2 scallions, white and green parts, thinly sliced, plus more for garnish
  • 1 tablespoon dry mustard
  • 1 teaspoon crumbled dried chile, or crushed red pepper flakes
  • Zest of 1 orange


  1. Whisk together ingredients in a nonreactive dish.


Reviews (1)

  • Handfull 14 Jul, 2014

    It would be very helpful if some more instructions were included as to what types of meat this compliments and how long to marinate. I came across this looking for blade steak instructions (I have never made one and heard they can be tough.) I think this would also be excellent with chicken.

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