Simple Sweet and Sour Sauce

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This is a simple sweet and sour sauce with nice depth of flavor. You can use it for marinating chicken and pork or for a dipping sauce. Goes great with meatballs for something a little different. For a zesty kick, add some bottled hot pepper sauce.

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Prep Time:
10 mins
Cook Time:
25 mins
Total Time:
35 mins
Servings:
24
Yield:
3 cups

Ingredients

  • 1 (20 ounce) can pineapple chunks with juice

  • ¾ cup water

  • ¼ cup rice vinegar

  • ¼ cup ketchup

  • ¼ cup brown sugar

  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce

  • 2 teaspoons Worcestershire sauce

  • 2 tablespoons cornstarch

  • 2 tablespoons water

Directions

  1. Stir pineapple chunks with juice, 3/4 cup water, rice vinegar, ketchup, brown sugar, soy sauce, and Worcestershire sauce together in a saucepan; bring to a boil, reduce heat to low, and cook at a simmer until the pineapple is tender, about 20 minutes.

  2. Pour pineapple mixture into a blender no more than half full. Cover and hold lid down; pulse a few times before leaving on to blend. Return mixture to saucepan and bring to a simmer.

  3. Whisk cornstarch and 2 tablespoons water together in a bowl until smooth; stir into the sauce. Increase heat to medium. Cook and stir sauce until thick, 2 to 3 minutes.

Nutrition Facts (per serving)

28 Calories
7g Carbs
0g Protein
Nutrition Facts
Servings Per Recipe 24
Calories 28
% Daily Value *
Sodium 71mg 3%
Total Carbohydrate 7g 3%
Dietary Fiber 0g 1%
Total Sugars 6g
Protein 0g
Vitamin C 3mg 14%
Calcium 7mg 1%
Iron 0mg 1%
Potassium 46mg 1%

* 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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