Used as a marinade over chicken, as a dip for spring rolls or chicken strips, this sweet and spicy sauce tastes just like what you buy in the bottle – but with no added preservatives or chemicals, you know exactly what you’re eating.
Make sure you use cold water to mix with the cornstarch – you’ll end up with lumps if you use warm/hot water. Once its reduced, add the cornstarch and water mixture – stirring as you pour it in. It should thicken within a few seconds, and then its ready to use!
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- ½ cup GF rice vinegar (or white)
- ½ cup sugar, or more to taste
- ¼ cup water
- 3 Tbsp GF fish sauce
- 2 Tbsp cooking sherry
- ½ tsp fresh ginger, minced
- 2 tsp GF ketchup
- 1 Tbsp pickled red jalapeno peppers, minced
- 3 cloves garlic, minced
- 1 tsp red pepper flakes
- 1 ½ Tbsp cornstarch + 3 Tbsp cold water
- Combine all ingredients into a saucepan (except cornstarch mixture), and bring to boil.
- Reduce heat and let gently boil for 10 minutes, until reduced by half.
- In a small dish mix together the cornstarch and water, then pour into the saucepan. Stirring until mixture thickens.
- Taste the sauce and add more sugar, vinegar, or pepper flakes, as needed to get the taste you desire.
Store in fridge for about 2 weeks
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