Sweet N Sour Sauce for Meatballs and Wings

Total Time
Prep 5 mins
Cook 10 mins

This sauce is so easy and can be used for a variety of foods. Just pour over meatballs or pour over cooked wings and put under the broiler.

Ingredients Nutrition


  1. Mix sugar and starch.
  2. Add all ingredients in a medium saucepan EXCEPT the peppers.
  3. Heat slowly to a boil, stirring often.
  4. Add peppers.
  5. Simmer 3-5 minutes.
Most Helpful

I had a few friends over for an appetizer party and I served this sauce over meatballs. It was a hit with everyone. So easy to throw together at the last minute. Thank you so much Caryn. :-)

Merlot February 24, 2003

This was a good recipe. I gave it three stars because I liked it an will make it again with one modification...I made as written but felt like it was missing something and since there is no amount for the pineapple I used a large 20oz can. I found the pineapple to be over powering; but like I said, you didn't give an amount. You also didn't tell us what type of vinegar. There are many types...I used white and I think this is the way to go. I doubled the rest of the ingredients and added 2 Tbsp ketchup. I think the ketchup is what brought this around for me. I also used green bell pepper, red bell pepper, onion, and thin sliced carrot as this is what the Chinese restaurants use. I then tossed in fried popcorn chicken and served it with Jasmine rice. All in all very good and I'll make it again. I took off one star simply because this isn't a 5 star recipe by nature and another star for the fact that the recipe wasn't clear and it did need some touching up to bring it up to "very good" IMHO. Thanks for posting.

Ilysse July 10, 2011

this sauce was amazing over meatballs, made tonight for dinner but can't wait to make again for company! This one's going into my favorites!

cookin_nurse October 03, 2009