Pineapple Sweet and Sour Sauce

READY IN: 20mins
Recipe by Kittencalrecipezazz

This is an simple yet delicious sauce that will go well with many different things, you may omit the pineapple tidbits if desired, and if you are not a lover of garlic you may omit that too ----this sauce goes well with my Kittencal's Chinese Chicken Balls With Sweet and Sour Sauce

Top Review by Chef Steelerfanatic

I tried this recipe for a chinese birthday party i was throwing. Everyone loved it. They didn't think it tasted like sweet and sour sauce they have had before but they really liked it anyways. I'm not sure if i used exact measurements or not so maybe that had a little to do with it. The second day, it tasted really pineapple-ly to me. Next time i will only use a very little of the actual pineapple peices in mine...but i will try this recipe again. Like I said, it was a BIG hit at the party.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Drain both cans of pineapple over a bowl.
  2. Add/whisk in cornstarch until smooth and combined (no need to measure out the juice) set aside.
  3. In a small saucepan heat oil over medium-low heat; add in garlic and a small pinch cayenne pepper; stir for 2 minutes.
  4. Add in ketchup, brown sugar, vinegar and soy sauce; cook stirring until simmering.
  5. Add in the juice/cornstarch mixture; bring to a boil, stirring or whisking constantly until thickened.
  6. Reduce heat to low and simmer for 3-4 minutes.
  7. Mix in the pineapple tidbits.
  8. Season with black pepper to taste if desired.

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