Sweet and sour sauce is a commonly used dipping sauce in Chinese cuisine that combines a sweet taste with a tangy flavor. It is made with a mixture of sugar, pineapple juice, vinegar and ketchup. It is often used as a dipping sauce for foods such as egg rolls, chicken nuggets, and pork dishes.
Sweet and Sour SauceCourse: Dinner, LunchCuisine: AsianDifficulty: Beginner
1 1/2 cups unsweetened pineapple juice
1/2 cup distilled white vinegar
3/4 cup sugar
3 tbsp. ketchup
3 tbsp. cornstarch
- Whisk together ingredients in a sauce pan. For best results dissolve cornstarch in a few tablespoons of water or pineapple juice in a small bowl before adding to sauce mixture.
- Cook over medium heat, stirring until thickened. Keep warm until ready to serve.