Kid-Approved Sweet and Sour Chicken Sauce9 Reviews
- Prep: 10 min
- Cook: 10 min
- Ready In: 20 min
“This is an easy lunch or dinner that tastes just like take out! Very forgiving and allows for substitutions! This is enough for 4 kids, double for a family dinner! Serve this as a sauce for chicken nuggets and rice. You can substitute a can of orange soda for the pineapple juice.” - by CHELLE
Original recipe yields 4 servings
- Stir reserved pineapple juice, vinegar, sugar, and ketchup in a saucepan over medium heat until blended, 2 to 3 minutes.
- Whisk cornstarch and water in a bowl until cornstarch is dissolved; stir into pineapple juice mixture.
- Stir pineapple and carrots into the sauce; bring to a boil, reduce heat to medium-low, and cook at a simmer until the sauce thickens, about 5 minutes.
Amount Per Serving (4 total)
- 284 cal
- 0.2 g
- < 1%
- 72.9 g
Based on a 2,000 calorie diet
Reviews (9)Rate This Recipe
"I wrote this recipe! PLEASE disregard the vinegar! You can use vinegar or ketchup, but not both! Also, you can use orange/ lemon lime soda or ginger ale instead of pineapple juice and water. Cut the s..." See moreugar way down if you use soda. It is also fantastic with brown sugar and/ or soy sauce. I make this almost daily. (with whatever combo of ingredients I have on hand).The recipe is so forgiving and it will whip up in a sauce pan in no time. . My kids dip everything in it!"
"Easy and good. I ended up dissolving the cornstarch in pineapple juice because I started with a bigger can of pineapple. And I used brown sugar - didn't measure but tried to add a little less than a ..." See morecup."
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