Sweet and sour sauce

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Sweet and sour sauce
Sweet and sour sauce
Servings:Serves 4
Calories per serving:65
Ready in:5 minutes
Prep. time:2 minutes
Cook time:3 minutes
Recipe author:Chef
First published:31st January 2013

This sauce goes well with much more than just Chinese dishes and it's so quick to make.

If you're looking for something a little different, try the very subtle Sweet and sour sauce with black vinegar.


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  1. Bring ¾ of the water to the boil
  2. Add the sugar and stir until dissolved
  3. Add the vinegar and stir for a minute
  4. In a saucer, mix the remaining water, tomato purée and cornflour into a smooth paste
  5. Mix into the hot pan and stir continuously until thickened
  6. Pour into a gravy dish

Serving suggestions

Great with anything!


Add some chopped chillies for a hot sauce.

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Recipe review

Some like it hot

5/5 ..So do I. Add lots of chopped chillies! Jerry, aka Chef (talk)

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