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    Sweet 'n Sour Sauce for Meatballs or Chicken

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    **Tinkerbell**'s Note:

    Sweet and tangy sauce for meatballs or chicken. I developed this recipe as a variation on my simple sweet and sour dipping sauce used in my Asian inspired Confetti Rolls recipe. Still very simple to make but a little more sophisticated with the addition of brown sugar, pineapple and green pepper. I hope you enjoy it too!

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    Directions:

    1. 1
      In medium saucepan stir together both sugars, cornstarch and seasoning salt. Mix well.
    2. 2
      Stir in pineapple, vinegar and water. Bring to a boil. Reduce heat just enough to keep it at a low boil. Cook and stir for 2 minutes.
    3. 3
      Stir in Worcestershire and cherry juice.
    4. 4
      Add green pepper, reduce heat to a simmer and cook for 3 minutes.
    5. 5
      For Meatballs: Pour sauce over your favorite cooked meatballs in casserole dish or in a pan on the stove and heat through.
    6. 6
      For Chicken: Place boneless, skinless chicken breasts into 13x9x2 inch baking dish sprayed lightly with non-stick cooking spray. Cover and bake at 350° for 20-30 minutes depending on thickness of chicken. Bake until chicken is no longer pink in the center. Uncover the last 10 minutes of cooking.

    Ratings & Reviews:

    • on April 06, 2010

      55

      Wow, this is a good sweet and sour sauce! It was so easy to put together as well. I cooked some bite sized pieces of chicken in a large skillet, and after they were done I added some of the sauce and simmered for a few minutes. I served it with your Fried Rice With Bacon (Oriental Style). We had a great meal tonight, thanks to you Tink! Made for Pick A Chef, Spring 2010.

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    • on July 02, 2009

      55

      This is a great sweet n sour sauce. It is definitely more on the sweet side, but we like it sweet. I used the chicken option only I used boneless chicken thighs. I did have to cook them for about 40 minutes. I did uncover the baking dish halfway through so the sauce would thicken up even more. I had to omit the green peppers because my youngest son would not have eaten it. He was really hungry so I didn't want to spoil it for him! Next time, I think I will cube the chicken and saute it, then add the sauce and serve it all over rice. I think it really calls for rice, which I had not planned on last night. Thanks for sharing another wonderful recipe, Tink!

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    • on April 01, 2009

      55

      We enjoyed this recipe. We prefer abit more sour than sweet so next time I'll cut back on the sugars abit. To compensate this time I added more vinegar & worcestershire than it called for. We even added a couple dashes of soy sauce at the table. I cooked with meatballs and it turned out yummy. Thanks for sharing.

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    Nutritional Facts for Sweet 'n Sour Sauce for Meatballs or Chicken

    Serving Size: 1 (818 g)

    Servings Per Recipe: 1

    Amount Per Serving
    % Daily Value
    Calories 417.1
     
    Calories from Fat 1
    45%
    Total Fat 0.1 g
    0%
    Saturated Fat 0.0 g
    0%
    Cholesterol 0.0 mg
    0%
    Sodium 44.2 mg
    1%
    Total Carbohydrate 104.9 g
    34%
    Dietary Fiber 1.8 g
    7%
    Sugars 91.7 g
    366%
    Protein 0.7 g
    1%

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    seasoning salt

    maraschino cherry juice

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