Video:How to Make Sweet and Sour Saucewith Gretchen Siegchrist
Sweet and sour sauce is tasty with stir-fried meats or as a dipping sauce. Learn how to make this flavorful sauce at home.See Transcript
Transcript:How to Make Sweet and Sour SauceHi, I am Gretchen Siegchrist for About.com Food, and I am going to show you a simple recipe for delicious sweet and sour sauce.
Sweet and Sour Sauce IngredientsFor this recipe, you will need:
- 1/3 cup white or rice vinegar
- 1/4 cup brown sugar
- 1 tablespoon ketchup
- 1 teaspoon soy sauce
- 2 teaspoons corn starch
- 1/4 cup water
Combine the IngredientsMix the vinegar, brown sugar, ketchup, and soy sauce together in a small saucepan. Place these ingredients on the stove and bring them to a boil.
Meanwhile, mix the cornstarch and water together in a small bowl until they are smooth.
Thicken the Sweet and Sour SauceOnce the other ingredients are boiling, add the cornstarch and water, and stir them in until the sauce thickens. Remove the sauce from the heat.
If you are using the green pepper and pineapple, you can add them now.
Serve the Sweet and Sour SauceNow the sauce should be ready to use. You can serve it over a stir-fry, or use it as a dipping sauce for dumplings or egg rolls.
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