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simple sweet and sour sauce

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It's a great addition to many traditional Chinese recipes. Drizzle this wonder over some chicken, and turn any meal into a feast. You can create this sauce in 15 quick minutes.

serves 4 CUPS
prep time 10 Min
cook time 10 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For simple sweet and sour sauce

  • 1/4 c
    corn starch
  • 1/4 c
    water plus 6 ounces
  • 6 oz
    pineapple juice
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, packed
  • 1/2 c
    granulated sugar or splenda
  • 3/4 c
    apple cider vinegar
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    soy sauce

How To Make simple sweet and sour sauce

  • 1
    In a small bowl whisk ¼ cup corn starch and ¼ cup water until combined. Set aside. In a medium saucepan, over medium high heat, combine remaining ingredients. Whisk to combine. Bring sauce to a boil,cook for one minute. Add corn starch mixture and cook until thick and shiny,about 5 minutes. Remove from heat. Set aside until ready to use.