Tips: Hoisin sauce is used frequently in Chinese and Vietnamese cuisine. It’s a salty fermented soybean paste often combined with garlic, chiles and five spice powder, which adds a sweet, umami-rich, aromatic flavor to the dish. Hoisin sauce is available in the Asian section of the grocery store.
Shishito peppers are slender, mild green Japanese peppers available in the produce section of a well-stocked grocery store or Asian market. Substitute multicolored mini peppers for shishito peppers.