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Don’t you hate it when you take out Chinese food, and they don’t leave you with enough sweet and sour sauce? Well know you can make your own and you will never have to run out. This is easy to make, and just think you can make up a large batch of wontons, and have plenty of sauce to dip your wontons in.
Sweet and Sour Sauce
Chinese Imperial Palace Sweet and Sour Sauce
You can make sweet and sour sauce served just like it is in most Chinese restaurants.
- 1/3 cup white vinegar
- 1 cup water
- 2/3 cup sugar
- 1/8 teaspoon salt
- 1/8 teaspoon MSG
- 1/4 teaspoon Tabasco
- 1 tablespoon Cornstarch
- 2 tablespoons water
- 1/2 teaspoon Worcestershire sauce
- dash of White Pepper
- 2 tablespoons ketchup
In a medium saucepan add white vinegar, water, sugar, salt, MSG, and Tobasco. Cook over medium heat. Heat through. Mix 1 tablespoon of cornstarch with 2 tablespoons of water, and add to the saucepan. Add Worcestershire sauce and a dash of white pepper.
Cook until it is bubbly and thick. Remove from stove and add 2 Tbsp. ketchup. This will stay good in the refrigerator for about a week