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August 31, 2013

The Pantry Quiz #50

The Pantry Quiz.

What is it?

If you can't find the Asian condiment pictured above (known as Chinese barbecue sauce or Peking Duck sauce), you can make a substitute by pulverizing pitted prunes, garlic, soy sauce and dry sherry in a blender. What is it?

__________

Please leave your answer in the comments, and let us know whether you have this ingredient in your pantry.

[Last week's answer: Quinoa (pronounced KEEN-WAH).]

You can find most answers to The Pantry Quiz by using the search box at right, at the top of the page, to hunt for clues. Come back next Saturday for the answer to today's quiz question.

Comments

I would say Hoisin sauce, but it's a wild guess!

Excellent photo, Lydia. My first thought upon seeing it was "can we have your liver?" but then I was chopping up liver the other week.

That's hoisin sauce. I'd deal with that over liver any day of the week.

Have a good weekend!

So, I can make a substitute for Hoisin sauce for my gluten-intolerant or gluten-free friends using pitted prunes, LaChoy soy sauce (the only soy sauce that I know of that is GF), garlic and dry sherry? Sweet! Thank you!

Hoison Sauce - yum!! Thanks for the recipe!

Hoisin sauce - I always have this in my fridge!

Hoison Sauce...I have always found this to be a touch to sweet for my tastes.

Hoisin sauce. Mix it up with other ingredients, like rice vinegar, sesame oil and soy sauce and you have a nice glaze or potsticker dipping sauce.

And yes, I have it in my pantry! :-)

Hoisin -- good as is, good in sauces. It's one of those inexplicable multiples in my pantry.

Hoisin sauce is good with pork!

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