Wow! Sweet and Sour Sauce


This is great sauce. Use for dipping or poured over rice and chicken.

Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
20 mins
Total Time:
30 mins
6 servings


  • 2 cups water

  • 1 ½ cups white sugar

  • 1 cup ketchup

  • 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple tidbits, undrained

  • cup distilled white vinegar

  • 1 teaspoon red pepper flakes

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • ½ tablespoon steak sauce

  • ½ tablespoon cayenne pepper hot sauce

  • 3 tablespoons cornstarch


  1. Stir water, sugar, ketchup, pineapple, vinegar, red pepper flakes, soy sauce, steak sauce, and hot sauce together in a saucepan over medium heat. Remove 1/2 cup of the sauce to a small bowl; whisk cornstarch into the sauce in the bowl. Bring the sauce in the saucepan to a boil, stir the sauce with the cornstarch into the boiling sauce. Cook, stirring occasionally, until thickened, about 15 minutes. Remove from heat and allow to cool slightly before using.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

274 Calories
0g Fat
70g Carbs
1g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 6
Calories 274
% Daily Value *
Total Fat 0g 0%
Sodium 649mg 28%
Total Carbohydrate 70g 26%
Dietary Fiber 1g 2%
Total Sugars 65g
Protein 1g
Vitamin C 11mg 55%
Calcium 17mg 1%
Iron 0mg 2%
Potassium 223mg 5%

* Percent Daily Values are based on a 2,000 calorie diet. Your daily values may be higher or lower depending on your calorie needs.

** Nutrient information is not available for all ingredients. Amount is based on available nutrient data.

(-) Information is not currently available for this nutrient. If you are following a medically restrictive diet, please consult your doctor or registered dietitian before preparing this recipe for personal consumption.

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