sweet & sour sauce

By Beverley Williams
from San Antonio, TX

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

serves yield 1 cup
prep time 10 Min
cook time 15 Min
method Stove Top

Ingredients For sweet & sour sauce

  • 1/2 c
    packed brown sugar
  • 1 Tbsp
    cornstarch
  • 1 (8oz.) can
    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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