Sweet & Sour Sauce…

We love this sauce, it is great on its own served with a Chinese fakeaway feast or you can add it to chicken, pork, vegetables, rice and more.

Here are a couple of recipes using this delicious sauce for inspiration…

Some recommended items from our kitchen to make this dish…

  • A big time saver for chopping veg with a veg chopper, from onions to carrots this is a god send to chop quickly.
  • Double sided dry and liquid measuring spoons for times when you need to measure both liquid and dry ingredients.
  • Kilner jars, always handy for storing sauces.
  • Hand held blender to blitz with ease, just don’t do it whilst piping hot.

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Sweet & Sour Sauce


  • 500g passata
  • 2 tablespoons tomato puree
  • 1 tablespoon lime juice
  • 2 tablespoons sweetener
  • 1 tablespoon rice wine vinegar
  • 3 tablespoons light soy sauce
  • 250ml sugar free orangeade or lilt (in our opinion lilt is better but personal preference)
  • 2 tablespoons sweet chilli sauce
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple jam
  • Β½ teaspoon ground ginger
  • 2 tablespoon cornflour mixed with 1 tablespoon cold water


  1. Simply add all ingredients to a heavy bottomed saucepan and bring to the boil, simmer and keep stirring until thickened.
  2. Either serve as a dip, sauce or add in meat and vegetables.


  • This sauce can be stored in an airtight jar and lasts up to a week in the fridge.