Products of the Hive

  • 2 Tablespoons peanut oil
  • 2 small shallots, peeled and minced (about 3 Tablespoons)
  • 4 cloves minced fresh garlic
  • 1/4 cup grated fresh ginger
  • 1 cup dry sherry
  • 2/3 cup Buckwheat honey
  • 1/2 cup soy sauce
  • 2 Tablespoons water
  • 2 Tablespoons cornstarch
  • 2 Tablespoons hoisin sauce

Heat oil in a medium saucepan; add shallots and garlic; cook over low heat for 5 minutes, until softened. Add ginger and cook for 1 minute more, stirring frequently. Add honey and sherry and bring mixture to a boil. Reduce heat and simmer for about 3 minutes. Combine the soy, water and cornstarch in a small bowl; add to pan with hoisin sauce. Cook and stir for several minutes more until slightly thickened. Remove half of the sauce to a small bowl and set aside. Brush remaining sauce over pork ribs, beef skewers or chicken during grilling last 5 minutes of grilling. Place reserved bowl of sauce on the table to drizzle over the cooked meat.



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