The Eat Food NOT Money Cookbook

Traditional sweet and sour sauce

Great with tempura fried meats and seafood. Also very good with meatballs and sausage balls.

What you’ll need:

¾ c sugar
½ c vinegar
2/3 c water
¼ c soy sauce
1 Tbl ketchup
2 Tbl cornstarch

Mix all ingredients in a medium saucepan. Cook over medium heat, stirring constantly until mixture comes to a boil. Continue to cook and stir until mixture has thickened, usually 1 – 2 minutes. Makes 2 cups of sauce.

Cost:
sugar – $1.99/4 lb bag
vinegar – $1.19
soy sauce $1.89
ketchup – $1.89/big bottle
cornstarch – $1.29
Total – $1.06

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December 27, 2008 - Posted by | -sauces/toppings/marinades/dressings, SEAFOOD/FISH | , , ,

1 Comment »

  1. This is mouth-watering! I’ve always thought about making my own, since we use it infrequently and never seem to have any on hand when we need it! This will help.

    Comment by Mrs4444 | December 29, 2008 | Reply


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