Sauce & Pickle Recipes > Sweet and Sour Sauce

How to make sweet and sour sauce:
A very useful and versatile sauce which can make a special meal out of any meat, fish or vegetable.


2 tablespoons chopped pineapple
2 tablespoons very finely chopped onion
1 tablespoon vinegar
1 tablespoon sugar
1/2 tablespoon tomato puree
2 teaspoons oil
1/2 pint water
1 dessertspoon cornflour
2 teaspoons soy sauce
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- Put the vinegar, tomato puree, sugar, cornflour and soy sauce into a saucepan.
- Add the water.
- Stir well.
- Cook over a low heat until thickened.
- Add the oil, pineapple and onion and cook for a further 5 minutes stirring occasionally.
- Serve with pork, chicken, vegetables etc.