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Sweet & Sour Sauce

YIELD: 6 servings

1/2 cup water
1/2 cup ketchup
2/3 cup light brown sugar
1/3 cup orange juice
1/8 cup rice vinegar
1 1/2 Tbsp. soy sauce
1/2 Tbsp. ginger powder
2 Tbsp. vegetable oil
1 1/2 Tbsp. corn starch (mixed with
1/4 cup water)

  1. In bowl, combine water, ketchup, brown sugar, orange juice, rice vinegar, soy sauce and ginger.
  2. Place medium size pan over high heat until hot.
  3. Add cooking oil and swirl pan to coat entire pan.
  4. Add the mixture from the bowl, bring to a boil, turn off heat and let stand uncovered until sugar is completely dissolved.
  5. Stir in corn starch mixture and let thicken.

Recipe from Jean Ronnei, Nutrition Services Director, Saint Paul Public Schools

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