Sweet and Sour Sauce II

Ingredients :

  • 1/2 tsp. salt
  • 4 tbsp. sugar
  • 1/3 cup water
  • 2 tsp. soy sauce
  • 4 tbsp. vinegar
  • 1 tbsp. lemon juice
  • 4 tbsp. tomato sauce or ketchup
  • 1 tbsp. cornstarch dispersed in
  • 1 tbsp. cold water
  • 1 tbsp. oil
(Measurements Cooking)

Cooking Procedures :

  1. In a saucepan, combine all ingredients except cornstarch solution and oil.  Bring to a boil.
  2. Stir in cornstarch.  Cook until mixture becomes thick and transparent, about 3-5 minutes.
  3. Stir in oil to give it shine.  Remove from heat.
  4. Pour sauce over any fried dishes like Sweet and Sour Pork and Fish Escabeche.  It may also use as dipping sauce for Lumpiang Shanghai.

Microwaved Sweet and Sour Sauce

  1. Do not microwave in anything metallic.
  2. In a 2-cup glass or ceramic bowl, combine all the ingredients above except oil.  Stir until well blended.
  3. Microwave, uncovered, for 2 minutes at HIGH (for 700-watt oven).  If you’re using a 1000-watt oven, cook at P-70 (power level 70 only).  Remove from oven, stir or whisk to mix well.  Correct the seasoning.
  4. Return to microwave oven and cook 30 seconds more, if there are still white streaks of uncooked cornstarch slurry.  The sauce should be thick and clear brown throughout.  (Remember that it will thicken some more as it gets cold).
  5. Stir in oil to give it shine.  Pour sweet and sour sauce over prepared dishes such as Sweet and Sour Pork, Fish Escabeche or as dipping sauce for Lumpiang Shanghai.

Check Out More

Filipino Food Recipe


Have You Tried These Other Filipino Recipe ?

In the Philippines when we go to SM-Mall with my husband, We usually order chop suey whenever we have our dinner in a restaurant. My hubby loves vegetable dishes and I learn from him to like the taste of vegetable dishes. Well, this Pork Chopsuey is a Chinese dish that primarily compose of mixed vegetable with meat like fish, chicken, shrimp, beef and pork, plus an added extra flavor to complete the[...]

Ingredients : 2 tbsp. vegetable oil 3 cloves garlic, minced 1 onion, chopped 3 tomatoes, chopped 1 cup ground meat (pork or beef or mixed) 3 to 5 cups water 3 pcs. potatoes, peeled and diced salt and pepper, to taste Cooking Procedures : Heat oil in a pan over medium heat. Sauté garlic, onion and tomatoes until soft and wilted. Add ground meat and cook until lightly browned for about 3 minutes. Season[...]

Menudo is another type of Filipino recipe that is compose of a stew of pork meat and liver cubes with potatoes, carrots and tomato sauce. But we can also use Chicken meat instead of pork meat and add chickpeas (garbansos) in your vegetable mixture. This recipe reminds me of my husband story of how he learned to cook this Filipino menudo. He told us that he loves to cook this recipe during his college d[...]

Ingredients : 4 pork chops 1 tsp. salt 1/3 tsp. pepper 1/2 cup flour 1/2 tsp. garlic powder 1 egg 2 tbsp. water salt and pepper, to taste 1/2 cup breadcrumbs oil, for frying Cooking Procedures : Rub pork chops with salt and pepper. Let stand for about 30 minutes in the refrigerator. In a bowl, combine flour and garlic. Set aside. In another bowl, whisk egg with water and season with salt and pepper unt[...]

Ingredients : 1/2 lb. beef sirloin (or beef tenderloin steaks), cut into thin strips 2 tbsp. calamansi concentrate 2 tbsp. soy sauce 1 tsp. salt 1 tsp. pepper 3 tbsp. oil 1 onion, cut into rings Cooking Procedures : Slice beef across the grain. Cut into 2 inches length. Marinate meat in calamansi, soy sauce, salt and pepper (by smelling the aroma of the marinated beef, you’ll know it is well seas[...]

Leave A Comment...

*

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.