one of my favorite things to serve when i have a dinner party or get together is homemade eggrolls with sweet and sour sauce for dipping. lately, i have been using the sweet and sour sauce recipe to saute with peppers, onions and sometimes chicken. i had an extremely busy day today and no thawed meat....so i decided on just peppers and onions. i will serve this over rice. i also didn't have the strength to even search long for ketchup so this time i used heinz 57. haha Sweet and Sour Sauce:
~1 cup sugar
~1/2 c. vinegar(plain. i used apple cider once and it was WAY too strong)
~1/2 c. water
~3 T. ketchup
~1 T. corn starch
~~~in a sauce pan on med/high heat add vinegar, water and sugar. as the sugar is dissolving wisk the ketchup and corn startch in a seperate bowl to remove lumps. scrape into the simmering mixture and wisk until all incorporated. let come to a boil to thicken. use as a dip or add your veggies and/or meat(raw) and continue to cook. very good served over rice.