Sunday, January 1, 2012

Sweet and sour sauce

Sweet and sour sauce

1/3 cup vinegar

2/3 cup water

½ cup sugar

3 Tbsp ketchup (for colour)

¾ tsp salt

Heat all ingredients bring to a boil

Stir in 2 Tbsp corn starch and 4 Tbsp water

From 2007 files - these instructions
Preparation: Mix the vinegar, water, sugar, ketchup and salt together and bring to a boil. Mix together the cornstarch and water. Add to other ingredients and stir to thicken.

If desired, you can add pepper cut into chunks or pineapples after adding the cornstarch. For a thicker sauce, double the cornstarch while keeping the water constant.
Notes: original recipe had all vinegar, no water. And ¾ cup sugar. Have cut the vinegar by 2/3 and the sugar by 1/3
Also had note to add food colouring if a really RED sauce was desired

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