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I made this and served Egg Rolls with it. Although not a sweet and sour fan, this was very good. I'll use the recipe again. BDavis - Hudson, FL

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The Thorn of Hudson, FL September 10, 2006

I am never going to buy sweet and sour sauce in the supermarket again! I didn't change a thing and we loved it. Many thanks for this recipe!

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Bear_Girl September 08, 2006

I am not going to put a rating on this one because I took your recipe and created my own! I used about 1/4 cup red wine vinegar, and brown sugar instead of white. I would recommend mixing the water and cornstarch before heating to prevent lumps (mine had lumps!) This is a good basic recipe and reheats well in the microwave.

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dicentra May 28, 2006

I added 1/2 can of crushed pineapple with the sauce to add some texture. It also help dissipate the overpowering smell of the vinegar. The pineapple was added just as the sauce was thickening and it added a nice tangy taste that's similar to the store bought bottles. We had so much left that I'm saving it for our next gathering. I chose your recipe over others because it was quick and simple. In fact, I didn't have time to make it myself that I had my 12 yr. old daughter follow the directions. So, she actually gets the credit for making it. Thanks!

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VKuuipo Bridges February 19, 2006

Well Leta I made it work for us. I added a 12 tsp of cayenne and oh my, this was great. I know I changed something and the no 5 stars for changes but in this case I felt 5 stars fit. We used it on mini eggrolls..PERFECT. Thanks great recipe.

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Dancer^ September 28, 2003

This sauce cooked up the way it was spelled out but it just wasn't to our taste. I, and my family, felt it tasted more like a barbecue sauce than a sweet and sour sauce, I think due to the tomato paste. Sorry Leta, we just couldn't make it work for us.

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Hey Jude August 25, 2003
Sweet and Sour Sauce