Sweet And Sour Dipping Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time10 Min
Ready In15 MinDifficulty LevelVery Easy
Health IndexHealthyCuisine
Main Ingredient


 Oil2 Tablespoon
 Sesame oil1 Teaspoon
 Onion1 Large, roughly chopped
 Green bell pepper1 Large, seeded and diced
 Carrot1 Large, cut into matchstick strips
 Tomato ketchup6 Tablespoon
 Dry sherry2⁄3 Cup (10.67 tbs)
 Sugar2 Tablespoon
 Cider vinegar4 Tablespoon
 Soy sauce4 Tablespoon
 Pineapple slices in syrup1 Can (10 oz)
 Cornstarch2 Teaspoon

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 1180 Calories from Fat 316

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 36 g55.1%

Saturated Fat 4.9 g24.4%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 5136.4 mg214%

Total Carbohydrates 194 g64.5%

Dietary Fiber 12.8 g51%

Sugars 113.1 g

Protein 9 g18.9%

Vitamin A 254% Vitamin C 361.1%

Calcium 15% Iron 19.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. Drain the pineapple and reserve the syrup.
2. Blend the cornstarch in the syrup to make a smooth, thin paste.
3. Chop the pineapple into small bits and keep aside.

4. In a small saucepan combine the oils and heat on a medium flame .
5. Add and sauté the vegetables for about 5 minutes until tender-crisp.
6. Stir in cornstarch mixture and remaining ingredients except the pineapple bits.
7. Simmer, stirring constantly for about 5 to 8 minutes until thick and bubbly.
8. Stir in the pineapple bits.

9. Serve the sauce immediately before it becomes lumpy.