Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce
Sweet and Sour Sauce a the perfect blend of yin yang flavors! It is great to use on various dishes, as it balances the tanginess of the fruit juice and the sweetness of sugar!
Servings 8 servings of about 1/4 cup
- 2/3 cup pineapple juice
- 1/4 cup orange juice
- 2 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1/4 cup packed light brown sugar
- 1/4 cup white sugar
- 1/4 cup rice vinegar
- 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1/3 cup ketchup
- 1/4 teaspoon garlic powder
- 1/4 cup cornstarch
- 1/4 cup water
- 1-2 drops red gel food coloring optional
Add all the ingredients, except food coloring to a medium saucepan and whisk to combine until the cornstarch is dissolved.
Place it on the stove over medium heat.
Stir or whisk well until it comes to a light boil.
Keep stirring constantly until the sauce thickens. Taste and adjust for sugar and tanginess. For a more pronounced red color, add a few drops of red gel food coloring.
Remove the sauce from heat when it thickened and it coats the back of a spoon.
Let the sauce cool before serving.
Calories: 96kcal | Carbohydrates: 22g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 345mg | Potassium: 96mg | Fiber: 0g | Sugar: 17g | Vitamin A: 65IU | Vitamin C: 6.3mg | Calcium: 10mg | Iron: 0.3mg