Asian: Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipes by Angel

posted by Angel 02-14-101 2:10 PM

Sweet and Sour Sauce

1 can chicken broth
3 or 4 Tbsp. soy sauce
3/4 cup sugar
3/4 cup vinegar
4 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/4 cup water
1 cup diced bell pepper
1 cup diced onion
1 cup diced celery
1 can chunk drained pineapple
1 small jar maraschino cherries -- drained
1/2 cup orange juice

In large pot, stir chicken broth, soy sauce, sugar and vinegar together. Heat. Mix cornstarch in water. Stir in
mixture. Cook, stirring until thickened. Don't dice vegetables too small, should be medium size pieces. Lightly saute in oil. Add to mixture. Add pineapple and cherries. Add orange juice, a little pineapple juice and cherry juice for color. Add more vinegar, sugar and soy sauce to taste.

Sweet and Sour Sauce

1/2 cup packed brown sugar
1 Tbsp. cornstarch
1/3 cup red wine vinegar
juice from 1 large can pineapple chunks
1 Tbsp. soy sauce
1/4 tsp. garlic powder
1/4 tsp. onion powder
10 maraschino cherries -- halved

Combine cornstarch and brown sugar. Add remaining ingredients, except pineapple chunks and cherries. Stir over medium heat until bubbly. Cook 2 minutes more. Add pineapple and cherries.

Makes 1 1/2 cups.

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