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Easy Sweet and Sour Sauce

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Serves 2

A 10 minute, simple, sweet and sour sauce!

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Ingredients

  • 2 oz/ 50g Brown Sugar
  • 2 oz/ 50g Malt Vinegar
  • 6 oz / 150g Tomato Sauce or Ketchup
  • 1 small tin pineapple chunks in juice
  • 1 tbsp light soy
  • 2 sliced spring onions (optional)
  • (In essence - 1 part sugar, 1 part vinegar, 3 parts sauce/ketchup)

Method

    1. Combine all ingredients except the spring onion in a pan
    2. Simmer for 5 minutes
    3. Garnish with spring onion

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Sparklesx
10th Mar, 2016
3.8
I think this tasted great yes too much vinegar but l just added more sugar so balanced it out. I made sauce first then removed from pan. I had it with chicken breast peppers shallots small amount of fresh ginger lots of garlic granules the popped in the sauce heated through three in the spring onions at end . It tasted just like a take away but was so much better . I dreamed about the left overs and had it for breakfast oops thumbs up from me!
ssj1atwell
13th Jul, 2015
cook off sugar in vinegar first and then add ketchup but it is 3 parts sugar to 1 part vinegar, then add the pineapple juice to the sauce but cook pineapple in frying pan and then add. i have been making a sauce very similar to this for about 7 years.
sheridanian1
6th Jan, 2015
1.3
Too much vinegar, I'd suggest 1oz vinegar and 3oz sugar.
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MrsAnnie
8th Jan, 2017
Loved this sauce very easy to make but I replaced the malt vinegar with rice vinegar instead, a much better taste and not too sharp