How to Make Sweet & Sour Sauce (Nanban)

Such a useful and versatile sauce.

Recipe By: Sushiwaka-London (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/254)
Serves 5 Cook: 10 min

Ingredients

Ponzu vinegar:
Rice vinegar 100ml
Water 100ml
Soy sauce 100ml
Bonito flakes a pinch
Lemon wedge 1
Sambai-zu:
Vinegar 100ml
Soy sauce 100ml
Mirin or sugar 100g
Chilli powder (optional) 1/2 tsp

Method

1
For the ponzu vinegar: put the rice vinegar, water and soy sauce in a pan on high heat. Once it boils, turn off the heat.
2
Add the bonito flakes and lemon wedge to the pan and keep aside.
3
Put all the sambai-zu ingredients into a bowl and mix well until the sugar dissolves.
4
Pour the ponzu vinegar from Step 2 into the bowl at Step 3 through a sieve. Squeeze in the lemon.
5
You can add the chilli powder if you like.

Tips & Note

●You can keep this in the fridge for one month. It's a great sauce for making pickles.

How to Make Sweet & Sour Sauce (Nanban)

Such a useful and versatile sauce.

Recipe By: Sushiwaka-London (https://cookbuzz.com/kitchen/254)

Serves 5

Cook: 10 min

Ingredients

Ponzu vinegar:
Rice vinegar 100ml
Water 100ml
Soy sauce 100ml
Bonito flakes a pinch
Lemon wedge 1
Sambai-zu:
Vinegar 100ml
Soy sauce 100ml
Mirin or sugar 100g
Chilli powder (optional) 1/2 tsp

How to Make Sweet & Sour Sauce (Nanban)

Recipe ID :1290 Posted on 01 DEC 2015

Serves 5

Cook 10min
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Such a useful and versatile sauce.

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Method

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10min
1
For the ponzu vinegar:put the rice vinegar, water and soy sauce in a pan on high heat. Once it boils, turn off the heat.
2
Add the bonito flakes and lemon wedge to the pan and keep aside.
3
Put all the sambai-zu ingredients into a bowl and mix well until the sugar dissolves.
4
Pour the ponzu vinegar from Step 2 into the bowl at Step 3 through a sieve. Squeeze in the lemon.
5
You can add the chilli powder if you like.

Tips & Note

●You can keep this in the fridge for one month. It's a great sauce for making pickles.

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