Total Time
1hr 15mins
Prep 15 mins
Cook 1 hr

A change of pace for you chili lovers. This is something I've developed over the years as a way to use up hoisin sauce. Can be made in crock pot...just throw everything in and cook on low for 6 hours. This makes very thick chili, if you like it thinner, just add water or broth.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Sautee onions, red pepper and garlic in sesame oil until tender (about 5 min).
  2. Add remaining ingredients,bring to a boil.
  3. Reduce heat and simmer for 1 hour.


Most Helpful

Tagged in Best of 2008. I did have to reduce the heat, use powdered ginger, left out five spice (don't like) and used mirin for sherry. Also put lentils in instead of beans (those are easier to hide!) DH and I liked it, as did 1 child. I think it was too many flavors for the other kids. Thanks!

WI Cheesehead March 07, 2009

Made this for a chili cook off at was well received. I used half rooster sauce and half spicy Thai chili sauce. I finely chopped the ginger and cooked that with the onions, scallions and peppers. I used a little more tomato sauce to thin it at the end and splashed a little more soy sauce and rooster sauce in. Served with chopped scallions. Will keep this recipe!

Ahmayer January 28, 2012

Hubby is anti-fusion and I am a little apprehensive. So why did I try this? Well, wanted to make a chili, had 1 lb of ground chicken in the freezer that "needed" attention and thought, why not? In the worst case scenario it would end up somewhere else than in our stomachs. Made it exactly as stated and it smelled fantastic while cooking. Hubby could hardly wait to taste although he had his doubts. Finally, tasting time. I say tasting, but I had to drag him away from the pot otherwise he would have eaten his dinner there and then. It is truly outstanding! Who would have thought that these spices would go so well together. Thumbs up for a great recipe that certainly will be made again. Thanks for posting.

Chef Dudo January 19, 2008

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