55. Sweet and Sour Sauce : Glutenfree

Meat or vegetables can be marinaded and cooked in the sauce, or the sauce can be made separately and served with the meat or vegetables.


Serves 4

1 medium onion, peeled and chopped

2 cloves of garlic, peeled and crushed

1 teaspoon mustard seeds

1/2 teaspoon ground ginger

2 tablespoons olive oil

1 tablespoon redcurrant jelly

2 teaspoons cornflour

1/4 pint or 150 ml cold water

1 or 2 tablespoons wine vinegar


• Simmer the onion, garlic, mustard seed and ginger in the olive oil until the onion is tender.

• Make the cornflour into a paste with a little of the cold water, then add the rest of the cold water and add to the onion.

• Continue to simmer gently until the sauce becomes translucent.

• Add the redcurrant jelly and the wine vinegar and stir well.

• Bring back to simmer before serving. Add a little more water if the sauce is too thick.