Thai Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe


Preparation Time5 MinCooking Time5 Min
Ready In10 MinDifficulty LevelEasy
Health IndexAverageCuisine
Main IngredientInterest Group


 Rice wine vinegar1 Cup (16 tbs)
 Water1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Granulated sugar1⁄2 Cup (8 tbs)
 Light brown sugar1⁄4 Cup (4 tbs) (Packed)
 Red chilies2 Tablespoon, seeds and ribs removed, finely chopped
 Salt1 Teaspoon
 Garlic1 Teaspoon, minced
 Fresh cilantro stems and roots1 Teaspoon, strings removed and finely chopped
 Cucumber1 Cup (16 tbs), halved, seeded, and thinly sliced
 Cilantro leaves8 (For Garnish)

Nutrition Facts

Serving size: Complete recipe

Calories 614 Calories from Fat 3

% Daily Value*

Total Fat 0.38 g0.59%

Saturated Fat 0.06 g0.29%

Trans Fat 0 g

Cholesterol 0 mg

Sodium 1953.2 mg81.4%

Total Carbohydrates 159 g52.9%

Dietary Fiber 1.7 g6.7%

Sugars 153.5 g

Protein 2 g4%

Vitamin A 36.2% Vitamin C 88.7%

Calcium 4.6% Iron 6%

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet


1) In a saucepan, combine the vinegar, 1/2 cup water, both the sugars, chilies, salt, garlic, and chopped cilantro.
2) Cook over low heat for 2 minutes, stirring to dissolve the sugars.
3) Transfer to a bowl and let cool to room temperature.

4) Stir in the cucumber slices, garnish with the cilantro leaves, and serve immediately.