Sweet and Sour Sauce is a version of the classic Chinese recipe. This sauce is a part of one of the most ordered take away meal around. However, when you have tried this sauce recipe, you will not order it again. This sauce recipe combines the essential elements of a perfect dish; flavour, aroma and appearance. The pineapple, lime juice, soy sauce and shaoxing rice wine make a sauce that is hard to beat. Adding red and green bell peppers for body and another lovely texture. The full recipe of Sweet and Sour Pork is on this site. If you prefer to use chicken or any other protein, just substitute the cooking technique accordingly. Always make sure the pork or chicken is piping hot before serving with Sweet and Sour Sauce.
Sweet and Sour Sauce
- Place all of the sauce ingredients into a food processor and blend to a smooth paste.
- Pour the sweet and sour sauce into the wok used to cook the pork or chicken and leave to simmer for 1-2 minutes, or until the sauce has reduced to a thick consistency.
- Season to taste, with light soy sauce, rice wine and ground white pepper.
- To serve, pour the sauce over the pork or chicken and serve with rice and choi sum.