PANIOLO BARBECUE SAUCE (about 1 cup)
This sauce hails from Hawaii, where paniolo is the Hawaiian word for cowboy. Try it with paniolo rack of lamb.
1 tablespoon fermented black beans
6 tablespoons hoisin sauce
¼ cup honey
3 tablespoons soy sauce (preferably low salt)
3 tablespoons medium-dry Sherry
3 tablespoons Asian sesame oil
1 tablespoon Thai red curry paste
1 teaspoon Asian chili paste
1 tablespoon minced garlic
2 tablespoons freshly grated orange zest
1. Rinse black beans and pat dry. Chop beans fine and in a bowl whisk together with remaining marinade ingredients and salt and pepper to taste.
from Gourmet Magazine, August, 1997