Sweet and Sour Sauce II

Sweet and Sour Sauce II

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"This simple sweet and sour sauce is delicious with egg rolls, spring rolls and other Asian-inspired delicacies. The pineapple tidbits may be omitted. Alter the amount of cornstarch as needed to obtain desired consistency."


20 m servings 32 cals
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Original recipe yields 48 servings



  • Calories:
  • 32 kcal
  • 2%
  • Fat:
  • 0 g
  • < 1%
  • Carbs:
  • 8.1g
  • 3%
  • Protein:
  • 0.2 g
  • < 1%
  • Cholesterol:
  • 0 mg
  • 0%
  • Sodium:
  • 28 mg
  • 1%

Based on a 2,000 calorie diet

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  1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, mix together water, distilled white vinegar, white sugar, tomato paste, pineapple tidbits and cornstarch. Cook, stirring occasionally, 15 minutes, or until mixture reaches desired color and consistency.
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  1. 287 Ratings


I tweaked this recipe a bit based on what was in my pantry (no paste-used sauce). I also added soy sauce (2T) and used the juice from a can of pineapples as part of the water. I also let this si...

Awesome sauce! I did as other reviewers suggested and used the pineapple juice (into which I mixed 3 heaping tablespoons of corn starch) and soy sauce. I simmered it for 20 minutes. My family lo...

Terrific S&S sauce! I added some soy sauce for depth & saltiness and some chopped green onion and bell pepper and it turned out just as I like it(and my kids RAVED about it!). I was skeptical ...

This is a great recipe! I used 8 ounces of tomato sauce because I didn't have any tomato paste on hand. Also used 8 ounces of crushed pineapple instead of tidbits for the same reason. :) I a...

This is so quick and easy! I use the pineapple juice from the tidbits and add water to make 2 cups. (sometimes I half the recipe as it makes quite a bit) I also use ketchup in place of the toma...

This sauce is great. It was my first attempt at homemade swwet & sour sauce and I must say I was a bit apprehensive! I cut the recipe in half (there are just the two of us) and it still made pl...

I absolutely LOVED this recipe. I have never had sweet and sour sauce better anywhere, in a jar or at a restuarant. I usually have trouble getting things to thicken for some reason, so I was wor...

I agree with STEVERAMSEY. The sauce was easy and good for your regular order-in Chinese food... and the colour was Fantastic!, but if I'm going to cook something from scratch, I want a little...

Well, this recipe DID get a great review from a lot of people. However, I did not find it to my taste. I think the tomato paste was too much. Maybe adding 1/3 of the actual paste might help. So...