Sauces are meant to add flavor to a dish and make it taste better.
This recipe for Sweet and Sour Sauce is made by combining a sweet component and a sour component with something to thicken it and give it a sauce like consistency.
This specific recipe offers just the right balance of sweet and sour flavors, and it can be paired together perfectly with many of your favorite dishes.
Sweet and Sour Sauce – Ingredients
(makes 1 batch)
240 g Ketchup
120 ml White vinegar
50 g White onion
50 g Red bell pepper
50 g Green bell pepper
50 g Pineapples
50 g Carrots
50 g Spring onion
5 g Salt
2 g Cracked black pepper
10 g Garlic
120 g Brown sugar
Begin the preparation by dicing all of the vegetables along with the pineapple, while trying to keep them all relatively uniform in size. In this case you will want to be dicing them into fairly small pieces.
Next, sauté all the diced vegetables and the pineapple until they become slightly soft. Once they are at that point, add the ketchup, vinegar, and sugar, and using the salt and pepper, season to taste.
The only thing left to do now is to bring it to boil, and then remove it from the heat. Once you let it cool, you are left with a tasty sweet and sour sauce.
This is an excellent traditional Sweet and Sour Sauce and the possibilities of where you can use it are endless. Serve the sauce over your favorite meat, or add it to white rice for a quick and easy flavorful meal on the go.
Sweet and Sour Sauce is a very useful sauce, and knowing this recipe gives you a powerful tool to give a new flair to many existing recipes that you already know. If you do make this recipe, I would love to know how it turned out and what kind of foods you used it to enhance.