JUNE 12TH, 2008 22:04
Recipe for XtremeMama
Sweet & Sour Sauce
Ingredients : 2 tbsp vinegar
2 tbsp sugar
1 tbsp light soy sauce
4 tbsp tomato ketchup
1 tbsp cornflour
4 tbsp cold water
1 clove garlic
1 piece fresh ginger [about half inch]
1 tin pineapple [small optional]
1 tbsp cooking oil
Note : The above measures are a guide only taste the liquid mixture before cooking and
add more sugar or vinegar as you like
Preparation : Peel garlic & ginger and chop finely [use cheese grater or garlic press easier].
Drain pineapple juice into a bowl and save the pineapple pieces.
Mix cornflour with the cold water.
Add all liquids & sugar to the bowl of pineapple juice.
Method : Heat oil in wok over medium heat.
Add garlic/ginger and stir.
Add liquid mixture and turn up the heat to high the sauce will thicken and turn a nice red colour.
Take wok off the heat.
Tips : This is the basic sauce for all sweet & sour dishes.
You can add this to stir fry meat & vegetables.
If you are ambitious, deep fry a whole fish [red snapper/grey mullet white fish] and pour
sauce over it just before serving.
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