This is the most moist, fabulous tasting meatloaf--everyone loves it! The Hoisin sauce is available in the Oriental Food Section of the grocery store... it is like cross between soy and ketchup, and makes a wonderful glaze for this moist meatloaf. We lo
INGREDIENTS (for 8 servings):
- 1 1/2 pounds ground beef
- 1/2 pound ground pork
- 3 slices bread, broken up into small pieces
- 2 eggs, lightly beaten
- 1 small onion, finely chopped
- 2 stalks celery, finely chopped
- 3 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon minced fresh ginger
- 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce
- 1/2 cup hoisin sauce
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
Preheat oven to 350 degrees F (175 degrees C).
In a large bowl, mix together the beef, pork, bread crumbs, eggs, onion, and celery. Season with 3 tablespoons soy sauce, ginger, and 2 tablespoons hoisin sauce. Pat mixture into a shallow 2 quart baking pan.
Bake in preheated oven for 40 minutes.
Drain grease from pan. In a small bowl, mix 1/2 cup hoisin with 2 tablespoons ketchup. Spread over top of meatloaf. Continue baking for 20 minutes or so. Remove from oven, and let rest for 5 minutes.
Hoisin sauce, also called Peking sauce, is a thick, reddish-brown sauce that is sweet and spicy, and widely used in Chinese cooking. It's a mixture of soybeans, garlic, chile peppers and various spices. It can be found in Asian markets and many large supermarkets. Look in the Asian or ethnic section. If this item is not in stock at your local store, ask your grocer to special order it for you. Most grocers will be happy to do this for their customers.