Sweet Sour Sauce Recipe

Sweet and Sour Sauce
submitted by sumit at ifood.tv


Preparation Time10 MinCooking Time20 Min
Ready In30 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
DishMain Ingredient
Interest Group


 Water/Pineapple juice / a 1/2 and 1/2 mixture of water and beef / chicken broth1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Cider vinegar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Soy sauce1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs)
 Firmly packed light brown sugar1⁄3 Cup (5.33 tbs)
 Grated fresh ginger root/1/8 teaspoon powdered ginger1 Teaspoon
 Garlic1⁄2 Clove (2.5 gm), peeled and crushed
 Cornstarch2 Tablespoon, blended with 2 tablespoons cold water
 Water2 Tablespoon, blended with cornstarch

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 455 Calories from Fat 1

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.09 g0.14%

Saturated Fat 0.02 g0.09%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 3621.3 mg150.9%

Total Carbohydrates 108 g36.1%

Dietary Fiber 0.93 g3.7%

Sugars 74.5 g

Protein 4 g8.8%

Vitamin A 0% Vitamin C 1.7%

Calcium 8.5% Iron 11.7%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1. In a saucepan, heat together all the ingredients except cornstarch paste
2. When it begins to steam, mix in the cornstarch paste and cook until it turns thick and clear
3. Reduce the heat, put the lid on and simmer for five minutes

4. Goes well with roast pork, broiled shrimp, Chinese-style vegetables and spareribs