Chinese sweet’n’sour sauce

Of course, you can buy ready-made sauces in shops, but it simply tastes different when you make it yourself.

Thanks to Richard Grevers for leafing through his flatmate’s textbook 🙂


  • 375ml white vinegar
  • 150g brown sugar
  • 125ml tomato ketchup
  • 1 tbsp. Worcester sauce
  • seasoning


  1. Boil vinegar and sugar in a suitable pan
  2. Add the tomato ketchup, Worcester sauce and seasoning
  3. Simmer for a few minutes then use as required. This sauce may also be lightly thickened