Aloha! Sweet & Sour Sauce

READY IN: 15mins
SERVES: 12
UNITS: US

INGREDIENTS

Nutrition
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DIRECTIONS

  • NOTES: DRY SAKE MAY BE SUBSTITUTED WITH 2 TABLESPOONS DRY SHERRY, PLUS 1 TABLESPOON WATER. FOR A MILDER SAUCE, REDUCE AMOUNT OF SRIRACHA. TO PREPARE A SWEET & SOUR SAUCE FOR FRIED PORK AND FRIED PRAWNS -- DOUBLE THE RECIPE -- THEN REPLACE 2/3 CUP OF THE PINEAPPLE JUICE WITH ORANGE JUICE, REPLACE THE TERIYAKI SAUCE WITH RICE VINEGAR, REPLACE DRY GINGER WITH A 1-INCH CUBE PEELED FRESH GINGER ( SIMMER THEN REMOVE BEFORE SERVING), ADD 1 1/2 TABLESPOONS SOY SAUCE, AND 1/4 TEASPOON CHINESE FIVE SPICE POWDER.
  • WHISK all of the sauce ingredients in a small or medium saucepan.
  • BRING mixture to a boil, stirring constantly until completely thickened (you may thin sauce with water then re-season with a few grains of salt, if needed, to accommodate your personal preference and/or recipes).
  • USE in your favorite recipe, or store refrigerated in a jar with a tight-fitting lid. Keeps indefinitely.
  • ENJOY!
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