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Spicy Sweet and Sour Sauce

Spicy Sweet and Sour SauceHere is an Asian dipping sauce that is great with our Baked Veggie Egg Rolls. It is easy to put together with simple ingredients.

Makes 1/2 cup.


  • 1/3 c agave nectar or corn syrup
  • 1/4 c cider vinegar
  • 1 Tbsp hot sauce (Tabasco or salsa picante)
  • 4 Tbsp water (divided use)
  • 2 Tbsp ketchup
  • 1 1/2 tsp corn starch
  • 1/4 tsp salt


  1. In a small saucepan, whisk together the agave nectar, vinegar, hot sauce, 3 tablespoons of the water, and the ketchup.
  2. Heat this mixture on medium setting until it simmers.
  3. Mix the corn starch and salt in the remaining tablespoon of water and whisk it into the hot mixture. Stir and simmer until thickened or about a minute.
  4. Remove from burner and cool. Cover and refrigerate until served and use within a week.

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