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Sweet and Sour Sauce


  • Author: Deborah Harroun
  • Prep Time: 5 minutes
  • Cook Time: 12 minutes
  • Total Time: 20 minutes
  • Yield: 1 cup 1x
  • Category: Sauce
  • Method: Stove Top
  • Cuisine: Asian

Description

Skip the jarred version, and make it at home! This Sweet and Sour Sauce is so easy, and you probably have all of the ingredients on hand already!


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Ingredients

  • 3/4 cup sugar
  • 1/2 cup apple cider vinegar
  • 1/4 cup ketchup
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce
  • 1 teaspoon garlic salt

Instructions

  1. Combine the sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, and garlic salt in a saucepan.
  2. Bring to a boil, then reduce the heat. Continue to cook, stirring often, until reduced and slightly thickened, about 10-12 minutes.
  3. Remove from the heat and use right away or store in the refrigerator until needed.

Recipe Notes:

The sauce will thicken up more as it sits. Once refrigerated, it will need to be reheated to a pourable consistency.

Nutrition information provided as an estimate only. Various brands and products can change the counts. Any nutritional information should be used as a general guide.

Nutrition

  • Serving Size: 1/4 cup
  • Calories: 164
  • Sugar: 41 g
  • Sodium: 614 mg
  • Fat: 0 g
  • Saturated Fat: 0 g
  • Unsaturated Fat: 0 g
  • Trans Fat: 0 g
  • Carbohydrates: 42 g
  • Fiber: 0 g
  • Protein: 1 g
  • Cholesterol: 0 mg

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