Sweet & Sour Sauce
This popular sauce is ideal for dipping egg rolls and fried wontons.
½ cup sugar
½ cup ketchup
½ cup white vinegar
½ cup water
1 tablespoon cornstarch dissolved in 2 tablespoons water
In a small bowl, dissolve 1 tablespoon of cornstarch in 2 tablespoons of water. Mix well.
In a small saucepan, mix sugar, ketchup, vinegar and water together. Cook and stir over medium heat and bring to a boil. Add the dissolved cornstarch immediately. Stir for a few seconds until the sauce thickens and becomes clear. Remove from heat. Serve the dipping sauce warm or at room temperature.
Makes 1-½ cups
Preparation and cooking time: 6 minutes