The Best Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce Recipe

The Best Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce RecipeI am sharing a delicious Chinese-style recipe for the best sweet and sour-dipping sauce.

It is very easy to make at home.

Because I am using simple ingredients in this sauce, you can easily find these ingredients in your kitchen corner.

The sweet and sour sauce is the ultimate dipping sauce for potstickers, egg rolls, wontons, chicken nuggets, fish sticks, and anything else your heart desires.

This well-loved and very popular Chinese food sauce is always a hit with the family! It’s been a while, but when I was growing up, my Mom and I would enjoy some takeout food from a little hole-in-the-wall Chinese restaurant.


How To Make The Best Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce Recipe With Step-By-Step Instructions

Here, I am sharing how to make this sauce with easy steps It is ready within 10 minutes only.

The calories of this sauce are 448 only.

This amazingly tasty Sweet And Sour Sauce has just the right amount of tangy, pineapple juice-sweetened flavors

IngredientsThe Best Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce Recipe

  • Pineapple Juice (1 cup), use cans also
  • Light Brown Sugar (3/4 cup)
  • Apple Cider Vinegar ( 1/3 cup)
  • Ketchup (3 tbsp)
  • Soy Sauce (2 tbsp)
  • Fresh Ginger (1/2 tbsp), grated
  • Red Food Color (2 to 3 drops only)
  • Cornstarch ( 1& 1/2 tbsp) combined with 2 tbsp of cold water


  1. In a small saucepan, combine the pineapple juice, light brown sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup, soy sauce, ginger, and red food coloring.
  2. Bring the saucepan and sauce to a low boil over medium-high heat, reducing the heat if needed to keep it at a low boil.
  3. Mix the cornstarch with cold water to make your slurry.
  4. Add the slurry to your sauce once it has reached a low boil and cook at a simmer for about one minute, stirring constantly until thickened and clinging to your spoon.
  5. Remove from heat once the sauce has thickened and allow it to cool before using it as a dipping sauce.


Here are the active voice conversions for the listed ingredients

– Add 1 teaspoon of cornstarch.
– Pour ⅓ cup of distilled white vinegar.
– Mix in 2 teaspoons of vegetable oil.
– Combine ⅔ cup of unsweetened pineapple juice.
– Stir in 2 tablespoons of ketchup.
– Add 3 tablespoons of brown sugar.
– Season with salt to taste.

The Best Sweet & Sour Dipping Sauce Recipe

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