Sweet & Sour Sauce

Beverley Williams


This sauce is good served over chicken, pork and shrimp. I also use it in other recipes.


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yield 1 cup
10 Min
15 Min
Stove Top


  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
  • 1 (8oz.) can(s)
    crushed pineapple in juice drained with juice reserved
  • 1/3 c
    white vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp
    lite soy sauce
  • 1/4 c
    finely chopped bell pepper (i use red)
  • 1 tsp
    ground ginger
  • 1/2 tsp
    garlic powder

How to Make Sweet & Sour Sauce


  1. In a saucepan, mix brown sugar and cornstarch.
  2. Add enough water to the reserved pineapple juice to make 1/2 cup.
  3. Stir it into the sugar mixture.
  4. Stir in the ginger, garlic, vinegar and soy sauce.
  5. Heat to boiling over medium heat, stirring constantly.
  6. Boil and stir 1 minute.
  7. Stir in pineapple and bell pepper.
  8. Use immediately of cover and refrigerate until ready to use.

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About Sweet & Sour Sauce

Course/Dish: Fruit Sauces
Main Ingredient: Non-Edible or Other
Regional Style: Chinese
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

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