Carrot-Hoisin Reduction Sauce Recipe

Carrot-Hoisin Reduction Sauce Recipe


  • 1 cup fresh carrot juice
  • 1 teaspoon olive oil
  • 1 teaspoon toasted sesame oil
  • 1 teaspoon garlic, chopped
  • 1 teaspoon ginger, chopped
  • ¼ teaspoon dried chile flakes
  • ¼ cup Hoisin sauce
  • 2 teaspoons cornstarch

This flavor-packed sauce is a perfect complement to Dirt Candy’s Carrot Buns, but can also be spooned over steamed rice, vegetables or chicken. - Yasmin Fahr

Click here to see Dirt Candy's Vegetarian Carrot Buns Slide Show


In a small pan over medium heat, reduce the carrot juice to ½ cup. Then set the juice aside in another container, and, using the same pan, add the oils, garlic and ginger and heat through. Then add the chile flakes and for cook for three minutes.

Add the hoisin sauce and reserved carrot juice to the pan and let it come to a slight simmer. Then add the cornstarch. Once the mixture has returned to a simmer, remove it from heat. Transfer to a blender and blend thoroughly. Allow to cool before serving.


Calories per serving:

15 calories

Dietary restrictions:

Low Sodium Low Fat Abs, Low Potassium, Kidney Friendly, Vegan, Vegetarian, Dairy Free, Egg Free, Milk Free, Peanut Free, Tree Nut Free, Fish Free, Shellfish Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added

Daily value:



  • Fat 12g 18%
  • Carbs 56g 19%
  • Saturated 2g 9%
  • Fiber 4g 16%
  • Sugars 27g
  • Monounsaturated 6g
  • Polyunsaturated 4g
  • Protein 5g 9%
  • Cholesterol 2mg 1%
  • Sodium 1,176mg 49%
  • Calcium 83mg 8%
  • Magnesium 51mg 13%
  • Potassium 793mg 23%
  • Iron 2mg 10%
  • Zinc 1mg 5%
  • Phosphorus 130mg 19%
  • Vitamin A 2,266µg 252%
  • Vitamin C 22mg 36%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 15%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 16%
  • Niacin (B3) 2mg 9%
  • Vitamin B6 1mg 30%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 25µg 6%
  • Vitamin E 4mg 19%
  • Vitamin K 41µg 51%
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