Sweet and Sour Vegetables

Sweet and Sour Vegetables

The Spruce / Eric Kleinberg

Prep: 0 mins
Cook: 7 mins
Total: 7 mins
Servings: 3 to 4 servings

This quick and easy sweet and sour recipe uses frozen Chinese vegetables and a sweet and sour sauce made with pineapple juice, brown sugar, and rice vinegar.

Ingredients

  • For the Sauce:
  • 3 tablespoons brown sugar
  • 1 tablespoon rice vinegar
  • 1/8 to 1/4 teaspoon salt
  • 1/2 cup pineapple juice
  • 1 tablespoon cornstarch
  • For the Stir-Fry:
  • 2 1/4 cups frozen stir-fry vegetables
  • 1 tablespoon oil for stir-frying
  • 1/2 cup pineapple chunks

Steps to Make It

  1. Gather the ingredients.

    Sweet and Sour Vegetables ingredients

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  2. Mix together the sauce ingredients in a small bowl.

    Mix together the sauce ingredients in a small bowl

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  3. Heat the wok and add oil. When the oil is ready, add the frozen vegetables.

    vegetables in a wok

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  4. Stir-fry until tender but not overcooked.

    vegetables cooking in a wok

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  5. Add pineapple chunks and sauce, giving the sauce a quick re-stir.

    Add pineapple chunks and sauce to the vegetables in a the wok

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  6. Cook until thickened and serve hot. 

    Sweet and Sour Vegetables in a wok

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