Carrot-Hoisin Reduction Sauce Recipe

Carrot-Hoisin Reduction Sauce Recipe
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Carrot-Hoisin Reduction Sauce Recipe

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, Pork Free, Alcohol Free, No Sugar Added, Kosher

Daily value:



  • Fat 1g 1%
  • Carbs 3g 1%
  • Saturated 0g 0%
  • Fiber 0g 1%
  • Sugars 1g
  • Monounsaturated 0g
  • Polyunsaturated 0g
  • Protein 0g 0%
  • Cholesterol 0mg 0%
  • Sodium 53mg 2%
  • Calcium 4mg 0%
  • Magnesium 2mg 1%
  • Potassium 36mg 1%
  • Iron 0mg 0%
  • Zinc 0mg 0%
  • Phosphorus 6mg 1%
  • Vitamin A 103µg 11%
  • Vitamin C 1mg 2%
  • Thiamin (B1) 0mg 1%
  • Riboflavin (B2) 0mg 1%
  • Niacin (B3) 0mg 0%
  • Vitamin B6 0mg 1%
  • Folic Acid (B9) 1µg 0%
  • Vitamin E 0mg 1%
  • Vitamin K 2µg 2%
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