Sweet and Sour Sauce I

Sweet and Sour Sauce I


"An excellent, traditional sweet and sour sauce. It is great served with meatballs, with tempura, or even over rice!"


12 m servings 43 cals
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Original recipe yields 16 servings



  • Calories:
  • 43 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 10.8g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.3 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 236 mg
  • 9%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. Place the sugar, vinegar, water, soy sauce, ketchup and cornstarch in a medium saucepan, and bring to a boil. Stir continuously until the mixture has thickened.
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  1. 689 Ratings


As the recipe is written, this is a good sauce. I did do a few things to doctor my version of the sauce which I think gave it more body and flavor. I used the recipe with these substitutions: 1/...

This recipe was quite good. I was looking for something fast to serve with leftover takeout Chinese food as we had no more S/S packets. You will shorten cooking time considerably if you combin...

I make this all the time and have passed the recipe around to many. I have followed all the suggestions left by others at different times and no matter what I have done to this recipe, it turns...

This was okay but even with my modifications, still needs some work to perfect. Per previous reviews regards the excessiveness of the soy sauce, I reduced the amt to 2 TBLS but next time I'll r...

Great recipe. Kept amt. of soy sauce as written and just added about 1 TBSP of honey. Perfect for chicken tenders! :)

Thank you Linda! I have been searching hi and low for a s-n-s sauce that tastes much like something you would find in a chinese restaurant. perfect balance of sweet with sour. served this gre...

I made this on a night that I tried to make my Grandmom's fried chicken fingers and ended up messing them up and they looked like the Chinese sweet & sour chiken strips...so I grabbed this in a ...

Easy to make. Made this for a large party and had loads of requests for this recipe. I used this for store bought meatball cocktails.

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