Sweet and Sour Sauce

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Sweet and Sour Sauce
1/4 cup olive oil
1 cup water
1 tbsp soy sauce
1-1/2 cup sugar
1/2 cup rice vinegar
3 tbsp. cornstarch

Combine all ingredients in a mixing bowl except for cornstarch.  In a heated saute pan add in sauce and bring to a boil.  Then add in cornstarch and quickly stir to thicken sauce.  Add in finished protein and vegetables and toss to coat or you can just pour over the top of the protein and vegetables.

Jmmy's Kung Pao Sauce

5 each garlic cloves minced or sliced
3 chili pods, cut in half
1 tbsp. olive oil
1 tsp soy sauce
2 tsp. rice vinegar
2 tsp. sugar
1/2 cup water
1/4 tsp. salt
1 tbsp. cornstarch

In a mixing bowl combine the soy sauce, rice vinegar, sugar, water, salt and scallions. In a heated saute pan, add in olive oil and chili pods and garlic to release flavor. Then add in sauce and bring to a boil and then add in cornstarch and quickly stir to thicken sauce.Toss in finished protein