Sweet and Sour Sauce
Sweet and Sour Sauce is a sauce made by combing a sweet component and a sour component with cornstarch as the thickening agent. Some of the common sweet components are brown sugar, granulated white sugar, and honey. Rice vinegar, white vinegar, apple-cider vinegar, and pineapple juice are some of the common ingredients used as sour component.This sweet and sour recipe will give you a good sauce with the right balance of flavors.
- 1 cup (250 ml) water
- 3 tablespoons tomato ketchup
- 3 tablespoons sugar
- 1/4 teaspoon salt
- 1/4 teaspoon hot sauce (optional)
- 2 teaspoons cornstarch dissolved in
- 4 teaspoons water
1. Combine all the ingredients in a saucepan. Bring to a boil and simmer for 5 minutes or until the sauce thickens. Serve in small bowls with snacks or appetizers like eggrolls.
Keeps in the refrigerator for a week.
Makes 1 cup (250 ml)
Preparation time: 5 mins
Cooking time: 5 mins