Easy Sweet and Sour Sauce

Easy Sweet And Sour Sauce Recipe

No Photo

Have you made this?

 Share your own photo!

'Ria Murphy


I realized I didn't have spaghetti sauce one night after I had already thawed the meatballs for dinner and had to come up with something quick. I'd never made sweet and sour sauce before but decided to "wing it" and see what happened. This was fast, easy, and turned out surprisingly wonderful! Now we make it on purpose all the time!

Use over meatballs, chicken, pork, rice, noodles... you name it. It's incredibly easy!


★★★★★ 1 vote

5 Min
10 Min
Stove Top


Add to Grocery List

  • 1 can(s)
    pineapple chunks (with juice)
  • 2 Tbsp
  • 1/2 c
  • 1 Tbsp
    minced garlic
  • 1/2 c
  • 1/2 c
    brown sugar, firmly packed
  • 1/2
    grated peeled carrot
  • 2 tsp
    soy sauce

How to Make Easy Sweet and Sour Sauce


  1. In a saucepan combine 1/2 the pineapple chunks, all the pineapple juice, and all other ingredients, be sure to whisk cornstarch smooth so there are no chunkies.
    Boil until thickened, stirring constantly. (about 7 minutes)
    Remove from heat and pour over your choice of stuff, or use to dip fried won tons in etc. Yum!

Printable Recipe Card

About Easy Sweet and Sour Sauce

Course/Dish: Other Sauces
Main Ingredient: Fruit
Regional Style: Chinese
Dietary Needs: Dairy Free
Other Tag: Quick & Easy

Show 2 Comments & Reviews

19 Buzzworthy Tequila Recipes

19 Buzzworthy Tequila Recipes

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Want to add some zip to your cooking? Try one of these 19 buzzworthy recipes featuring tequila!

How To Make The Best Homemade Caramel Sauce Recipe

How to Make the Best Homemade Caramel Sauce

Kitchen Crew @JustaPinch

Caramel sauce turns an ordinary dessert into something amazing. It can be drizzled onto cheesecake, a dip for fruit, used to top an apple pie and let's not forget about...