Sweet-and-Sour Sauce

Photo: Quentin Bacon

Make this easy sauce to just on chicken, pork, or shrimp. It cooks quickly and adds bold flavor to any dish.

Yield: Makes 4 servings
Recipe from Real Simple

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Nutritional Information

Amount per serving
  • Calories: 158
  • Calories from fat: 23%
  • Fat: 4g
  • Saturated fat: 1g
  • Cholesterol: 0mg
  • Sodium: 250mg
  • Carbohydrate: 31g
  • Fiber: 1g
  • Sugars: 18g
  • Protein: 1g

Ingredients

  • 1 tablespoon olive oil
  • 1 red bell pepper, thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup red currant jelly
  • 1/4 cup white wine vinegar
  • 1/2 teaspoon kosher salt
  • 1/4 teaspoon red pepper flakes

Preparation

  1. Heat the oil in a large skillet or saucepan over medium heat. Add the bell pepper and cook for 2 minutes. Add the jelly, vinegar, salt, and red pepper and bring to a gentle simmer. Cook until the sauce has thickened slightly, 2 to 3 minutes. Pour or spoon the sauce over cooked meat or fish.

    Good for: Chicken, pork, or fish
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