Rich and dense sauce that's perfect for shrimp, scallops or salmon.
red pepper flakes
minced with a microplane
soy sauce, tamari
chinese five spice powder
Using a small skillet over medium to medium-high, heat the oil and crushed red pepper flakes.
Add the garlic and ginger and quickly sauté for one or two minutes until fragrant.
Transfer the flavored oil to a small bowl.
Add the ground coriander, balsamic vinegar, soy sauce, orange juice, prepared hoisin sauce and five spice powder.
Brush onto grilled shrimp, scallops and salmon or serve on the side warm or at room temperature. This sauce also works well to bring some flavor to grilled tofu.
Feel free to dress it up by adding finely sliced scallions and/or sesame seeds.