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5 from 8 votes

Simple and Quick Sweet & Sour Sauce

Sweet and sour is a classic takeout taste people crave. Skip the lines and unknown ingredients and make this with real food the next time the craving hits.
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time10 mins
Total Time15 mins
Course: Condiment
Cuisine: Asian
Keyword: homemade sweet and sour sauce, sweet and sour sauce recipe
Servings: 8 servings
Author: Renee - www.raisinggenerationnourished.com


  • 1 cup juice from oranges you will need about 4-5 oranges
  • 1/4 cup organic ketchup watch ingredients!
  • 1/4 cup organic white wine vinegar
  • 2 TB coconut aminos
  • 1 TB honey
  • 1/4 tsp red pepper flakes more if you want more heat
  • 1 TB arrowroot mixed in a couple TB water to thicken


  • Everything but the arrowroot into a small sauce pan and bring to a slow simmer for about 10 minutes stirring occasionally.
  • Whisk in the arrowroot/water mixture until it thickens and turn off the heat. You can serve with your dinner right away or store in the fridge for a week or freezer for months.