Sweet Sour Sauce
This flavorful sweet sour sauce uses both white and black rice vinegar.
- 4 1/2 TB rice vinegar
- 1 1/2 TB black rice vinegar
- 3/4 cup water
- 3 TB tomato paste
- 4 1/2 TB brown sugar
- 3/8 tsp chile sauce, or to taste
- 1 1/2 tsp cornstarch mixed with 6 teaspoons water
Bring all the ingredients except the cornstarch slurry to a boil.
Give the cornstarch/water slurry a quick restir and add, stirring quickly to thicken.
Use with chicken, pork or spareribs. To thicken the sweet sour sauce for use as a dipping sauce, increase the amount of cornstarch to 3 teaspoons.
Yield: 1 1/4 Cups