Homemade Sweet and Sour Sauce

Ingredients:

  • ¼ cup ketchup
  • 1 tbsp cornstarch
  • 1 cup pineapple juice
  • ½ cup rice vinegar
  • ½ small green bell pepper, seeded and minced
  • ½ cup brown sugar
  • 1 teaspoon salt
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil

Procedure:

  1. Combine the pineapple juice, vinegar, ketchup, sugar, and salt in a small bowl.
  2. Stir until the sugar and salt are dissolved
  3. Add the cornstarch and stir until well dispersed.
  4. Pour and heat the oil in a sauce pan over medium heat.
  5. Add the bell peppers and cook, while stirring regularly, until softened.
  6. Add the liquid mixture and bring to a boil, while whisking regularly.
  7. Continue to cook, whisking regularly, for about 2 to 3 minutes or until sauce thickens.
  8. Remove from heat, let it cool and transfer to a container. Use for different dishes like lumpiang shanghai and rellenong hipon.

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