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5 from 2 votes

Easy Sweet and Sour Sauce

Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time15 mins
Total Time20 mins
Servings: 6
Author: Vanjo Merano


  • 3 cups water
  • 1/2 cup brown sugar
  • 1/2 cup tomato ketchup
  • 1 1/4 cup chopped fresh pineapple
  • 1/4 cup white vinegar
  • 1 small yellow onion sliced
  • 1 small red bell pepper chopped
  • 1 small green bell pepper chopped
  • 1 1/2 tablespoon cornstarch diluted in 2 tablespoons water


  • Pour water in a saucepan. Bring to a boil.
  • Add sugar, ketchup, and vinegar. Let the mixture boil once more. Stir using a small ladle.
  • Add the pineapple, onion, and bell peppers. Cover and simmer for 12 to 15 minutes.
  • Pour-in the cornstarch diluted in water. Stir.
  • Once the texture gets thick, turn off the heat. Transfer the sauce to a bowl or gravy boat. You can also let it cool down and secure in ball jars. This can be refrigerated or placed in the freezer for future use.
  • Enjoy!


Serving: 6g