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Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce

Rated as 4 out of 5 Stars

"As close to restaurant sweet and sour sauce as I could get. This sauce is a big hit always."
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20 m servings 55
Original recipe yields 40 servings (5 cups)


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  1. Mix dark brown sugar, cornstarch, garlic powder, and ground ginger together in a saucepan until well-combined. Add red wine vinegar, pineapple juice, and soy sauce. Cook and stir over medium heat until bubbling, about 8 minutes. Add crushed pineapple; cook until thickened, 2 to 3 minutes more.


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Nutrition Facts

Per Serving: 55 calories; 0 14 0.2 0 94 Full nutrition

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Made it exactly and added extra brown sugar to taste—best recipe I’ve tried yet!!

Delicious. Used regular vinegar.

I put this on meatballs, and it was fine. However, the amount of vinegar was too strong for us.