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Sweet and Sour Sauce

This Chinese Sweet and Sour Sauce is my favorite take on the homemade Chinese staple. This sauce is delicious on egg rolls, sweet and sour chicken, crab ragoons, and more. 
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Course: sauce, Side Dish
Cuisine: Chinese
Cook Time: 10 minutes
Servings: 1 cup


  • 6 Oz pineapple juice
  • 1/3 cup Apple cider vinegar
  • 1 tbsp soy sauce
  • 1/2 cup sugar
  • 3 drops red food coloring
  • 2 tbsp cornstarch
  • 2 tbsp water


  • Add pineapple juice, apple cider vinegar, soy sauce, sugar and food coloring in a medium pot on the stove over medium heat. Stir until the combination begins to bubble.
  • Once the mixture is bubbling, mix the cornstarch and water together in a separate, small bowl. Pour into the pot, and mix for about 3-5 more minutes until the sauce is thickened.
  • Remove from heat and allow to cool before enjoying.
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