SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE
- 1 cup water
- 1 ⁄8-1⁄4 teaspoon salt
- 3 ⁄4 cup sugar
- 1 ⁄3 cup apple cider vinegar
- 1 ⁄4 cup ketchup
- 1 ⁄2 teaspoon soy sauce
- 1 (8 ounce) can pineapple chunks (do not drain the juice)
- 2 tablespoons cornstarch
- 1 ⁄4 cup cold water
Adapted from food.com
For the sweet and sour sauce; in a large skillet or saucepan combine 1 cup water with 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt, 3/4 cup sugar, apple cider vinegar, ketchup and 1/2 teaspoon soy sauce; bring to a boil.
Stir in the green pepper/onion mixture, pineapple chunks along with the juice from the can; return to a simmer.
In a small bowl whisk 1/4 cup cold water with 2 tablespoons cornstach until smooth; add into the simmering mixture and cook stirring until bubbly and thickened.
Sprinkle top with a small amount of sesame seeds if desired, then serve with cooked rice.