It isn’t the type of sauce you would stir your meat into but rather one that is best drizzled on as a condiment.
Since this recipe doesn’t use cornstarch as a thickener, it take about thirty minutes to reduce to desired consistency. Begin making the sauce when you put your meat into the oven and let it simmer slowly until it reaches the thickness you like.
Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe
recipe easily halved or doubled
- 1/2 cup sugar
- 1/2 cup ketchup
- 1/2 cup white vinegar
- 1/2 cup water (you can substitute pineapple juice for the water, if desired)
Additions, if desired
- Sliced bell pepper
- well drained pineapple chunks
- sauteed sugar snap peas
- drained water chestnuts
- Maraschino cherries
- sliced mushrooms
- diced or thinly sliced carrots
- sliced onions
Pork Roast Sunday Dinner with Sweet and Sour Sauce
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Megan Sue Wiedenfeld says
Easy to make, simple ingredients. Great recipe! Thank you!!
can this be canned?
sounds good and the meal on the plate is making me hungry. I love sweet and sour
Tammy@Simple Southern Happiness says
The sauce sounds so simple, why did I not think of it. You do have some eye pleasing meals. Your family must be so pleased.
Just a little something from Judy says
I have never seen "sweet and sour" sauce look better! In fact, it is pictured so beautifully that it makes me wish for it, in this early morning hour.
Loraine, you could easily get a job with a top food magazine. Your food photography is exceptional!
Oh, one of my favorite things!
When J and I were newlyweds, we were a permanent fixture at a local Chinese restaurant.
For years, we would only order sweet and sour shrimp. The restaurant is no longer, therefore, I am not walking away without your wonderful recipe.
This looks delicious and easy. Im going to copy the recipe because Im always looking for ways to spruce up chops for my husband. Thank you for posting this.
Sounds so easy! will definitely be trying this very soon. I always put a slice of orange on my pork chops while grilling/frying, makes them sweet and sticky, this sauce will go just perfect with them. Anything that involves ketchup is a winner with my boys!
Sounds like a very tasty sauce
I'll have to try it, but with my veggies (as I'm a vegatarian)
I love sweet and sour and your sauce looks wonderful!
Happier Than a Pig in Mud says
Sounds like a nice easy sauce! I love vinegar and the possible addition of Maraschino Cherries is interesting:@)
Sounds so yummy, this is a must try!! Thanks for sharing with us!!
Everything looks yummy! Will definately have to try out this sauce.
That sounds delicious. I'd bet it would be very good with the meat pie you recently posted.
Carol Z says
I'll be over for dinner! Everything looks delicious. Hugs to you and John.
FABBY'S LIVING says
Oh my goodness, this dish looks yummy! I love the S&S Sauce, thank you for the recipe. The food looks wonderful! Have a great week.