Sweet and Sour Sauce with wonton strips
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Chinese Imperial Palace Sweet and Sour Sauce

You can make sweet and sour sauce served just like it is in most Chinese restaurants. 
Course Main Course
Cuisine Chinese
Keyword Sweet and Sour Sauce
Prep Time 10 minutes
Cook Time 10 minutes
Total Time 20 minutes
Servings 10
Calories 59kcal
Author Stephanie Manley


  • 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


Calories: 59kcal | Carbohydrates: 14g | Protein: 0g | Fat: 0g | Saturated Fat: 0g | Cholesterol: 0mg | Sodium: 92mg | Potassium: 9mg | Sugar: 13g | Vitamin A: 15IU | Vitamin C: 0.1mg
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