Sweet and Sour Ketchup Recipe


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Sweet and Sour Ketchup Recipe

[Photographs: Joshua Bousel]

Pineapple juice provides the fruity note of a classic Chinese-American sweet and sour sauce whose balance is a mix between brown sugar and rice vinegar.

  • Yield:makes about 3/4 cup
  • Active time: 2 minutes
  • Total time:2 minutes


  • 1/2 cup ketchup
  • 2 tablespoons pineapple juice
  • 2 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1 tablespoon soy sauce


  1. 1.

    Whisk together ketchup, pineapple juice, brown sugar, vinegar, and soy sauce in a small bowl. Use immediately or transfer to an airtight container and store in refrigerator for up to two weeks.