Sweet and Sour Sauce
This sauce is a base for other dipping sauces. Used as is, this is a great sauce for egg rolls, spring rolls and other appetizers.
Serves: 12Hands-on: 5 minutesTotal: 50 minutesDifficulty: Easy
- 1⁄2 cup water
- 1 cup sugar
- 1⁄2 cup white vinegar
- 1 tsp. salt
- 1 Tbsp. minced garlic
- 1 tsp. Thai chili flakes
- In a small, heavy saucepan, combine the sugar, water, vinegar, and salt. Bring to a rolling boil over medium heat. Stir to dissolve the sugar and salt and reduce heat to low. Simmer until the liquid thickens slightly to a light syrup, about 20 minutes.
- Add minced garlic and roasted chili flakes. Turn off the heat and cool to room temperature.