Wow! Sweet and Sour Sauce

Wow! Sweet and Sour Sauce

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Nana Nat 1

"This is great sauce. Use for dipping or poured over rice and chicken."
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Ingredients

30 m servings 274 cals
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Nutrition

  • Calories:
  • 274 kcal
  • 14%
  • Fat:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 70.3g
  • 23%
  • Protein:
  • 1.1 g
  • 2%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 649 mg
  • 26%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  • ** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.
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  1. Stir water, sugar, ketchup, pineapple, vinegar, red pepper flakes, soy sauce, steak sauce, and hot sauce together in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove 1/2 cup of the sauce to a small bowl; whisk cornstarch into the sauce in the bowl. Bring the sauce in the saucepan to a boil, stir the sauce with the cornstarch into the boiling sauce. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly before using.

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Most helpful positive review

This is the sweet and sour recipe that I've been looking for! It really is sweet and sour not just sweet with more sweet. Love it!

Most helpful critical review

good sauce....very sweet. I would add less sugar next time

This is the sweet and sour recipe that I've been looking for! It really is sweet and sour not just sweet with more sweet. Love it!

Absolutely WOW! We had to make a couple of substitutions so we could use what we had on hand: 1) crushed pineapple instead of tidbits, 2) rice vinegar instead of distilled white, and 3) one li...

This was very good. My nine year old said it was "spot on"! I left out the pepper flakes and just used the hot sauce.

Awesome sauce! I followed the recommendations of other reviewers, and cut the sugar to just a bit more than a cup, maybe a "heaping" cup. Only a pinch of red pepper flakes, too. We will DEFINITE...

A wonderfully delicious sweet and sour sauce!! My variation is slight: I used apple cider vinegar instead of the white vinegar. I omitted the steak sauce and used Worcestershire Sauce instead. ...

Wow is right! No more store bought sweet-n-sour sauce for us! This was so good I made another batch so it would be ready for our next stir-fry night! Thanks for a great recipe!

My family is in LOVE with this sauce! Omitted the pepper flakes, used Worcestershire in place of steak sauce and used crushed pineapple in place of tidbits. They like it better than takeout! Tha...

very good, will make again...It's important with this recipe to follow it. I've read so many reviews, that had changed things....how do you make SWEET without the sweet...LOL

Wonderful! I halved and still have a huge batch. So quick and simple - will definately be a new fav.