hoisin sauce means: This sweet, rich barbecue sauce is made from soy beans and seasonings. It’s used for cooking in Chinese cuisine as a marinade or basting. You can easily recognize Hoisin sauce in Mu Shu pork or Peking duck. It is made with soybean flour, red beans and other spices. Cans and jars are available. Keep tightly sealed and refrigerated. Peking sauce is another name for it. (in Cooking Dictionary)

What else does hoisin sauce mean?

Useful in Chinese cuisine as a thick, sweet and pungent sauce. (in Merlin Dictionary)