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Sweet and sour sauce

Sweet and sour sauce

A variety of ready-prepared sweet and sour sauces are available from Waitrose.

Uses: Add to meat, fish or vegetable stir-fries. Pour over cooked chicken or fish or use as a dip.

Eastern Inspirations Sweet and Sour Sauce

A chilled sauce containing yellow pepper and pineapple pieces.

To store: Keep in the fridge and consume by the use by date. Suitable for home freezing: freeze on the day of purchase. Defrost thoroughly in the fridge and use within 24 hours.

Sharwood's Chinese Sweet and Sour Sauce

A fruity stir-fry sauce combining pineapple with a hint of ginger.

To store: Keep in a cool, dry place and consume by the best before date. Refrigerate after opening and use within 3 days.

Wing Yip Sweet and Sour Sauce

A tangy fruity Cantonese-style sweet and sour bottled sauce.

To store: Keep in a cool, dry place and use by the best before date. Once opened store in the fridge and use within 10 days.