Recipe by CHELLE
"This is an easy lunch or dinner that tastes just like take out! Very forgiving and allows for substitutions! This is enough for 4 kids, double for a family dinner! Serve this as a sauce for chicken nuggets and rice. You can substitute a can of orange soda for the pineapple juice."
Hmm. None of these ingredients are on sale today.
Show ingredients on sale
Sort stores by
Save money at local stores when ingredients are on sale!
Watch video tips and tricks
1 (8 ounce) can
pineapple, drained and juice reserved
white vinegar or apple cider vinegar
I wrote this recipe! PLEASE disregard the vinegar! You can use vinegar or ketchup, but not both! Also, you can use orange/ lemon lime soda or ginger ale instead of pineapple juice and water. Cut the sugar way down if you use soda. It is also fantastic with brown sugar and/ or soy sauce. I make this almost daily. (with whatever combo of ingredients I have on hand).The recipe is so forgiving and it will whip up in a sauce pan in no time. . My kids dip everything in it!
Easy and good. I ended up dissolving the cornstarch in pineapple juice because I started with a bigger can of pineapple. And I used brown sugar - didn't measure but tried to add a little less than a cup.
awesome recipe!! loved it just the way it is..
The flavor was great, but it ended up very thick and jelly-like. i would cut the cornstarch next time.
This was pretty nice, better than I expected it to be. I made it exactly as written, but I skipped the optional carrots. (I probably would have liked them, but I just didn't want to have to go buy them.) For the pineapple, I used a can of crushed pineapple. I was a little worried the sauce would be "chunky", but the crushed pineapple softened up a lot. I'm not a kid, but I ate this sauce as suggested, over meals of chicken nuggets and white rice. I thought this made quite a lot, though - those "4 servings" must be fairly large, in my opinion.
Yes used only ketchup instead of vinegar. This was a great add to homemade chicken nuggets or rice. Awesome flavor!
This sweet and sour sauce is better than even what restaurants serve. It doesn't taste very good at first, but if you let it sit and cool down the flavor is much better.
I enjoy trying new sweet and sour recipes. This is a very yummy one. I like the pineapple in it! Thanks for sharing this recipe.
* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet.
Kid-Approved Sweet and Sour Chicken Sauce
Serving Size: 1/4 of a recipe
Servings Per Recipe: 4
Amount Per Serving
Calories from Fat: 2
Hard to believe, but many kids will be back in school at the end of the month. Get ready.
You won't believe all the things you can do with cauliflower. It's a great low-carb option.
Delicious recipes, party ideas, and cooking tips! Get a year of Allrecipes magazine for $7.99!
See how to make a simple sweet-and-sour peach sauce.
See how to make a spicy, sweet-and-sour sauce for Korean fried chicken.
See how to make chicken breasts in a creamy dill and caper sauce.