• Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe (No Added Sugar)

    Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce?! It’s not too good to be true!

    Make this super simple Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce recipe! It'll rekindle your love of dipping sauces, and it's refined sugar-free! | StupidEasyPaleo.com
    This four-ingredient Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce is great for dipping, perfect for chicken, and has the right balance of sweet and sour without using any added sugar.

    How to Make Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce

    Even better, apricots are in season during late spring / early summer so finding them fresh in the market should be easier now than at any other time during the year. Score!

    To make this sauce, I cooked down fresh apricots with mango for sweetness. I added ginger for a little spice, and apple cider vinegar for tang.

    It would be great to serve alongside my Paleo Chick fil-A for dipping.

    Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe

    Course: Sauce
    Cuisine: Fruit, Gluten-Free, Paleo, Whole30
    Prep Time: 10 minutes
    Cook Time: 15 minutes
    Total Time: 25 minutes
    Servings: 2 cups
    Calories: 67 kcal
    Author: Steph Gaudreau

    Make this super simple Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce recipe! It'll rekindle your love of dipping sauces, and it's refined sugar-free!

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    Ingredients

    • 4-5 large ripe fresh apricots pitted (about 2 cups chopped)
    • 1/2 cup fresh mango chopped
    • 1 inch ginger peeled and sliced into thin rounds
    • 1/4 cup apple cider vinegar

    Instructions

    1. In a medium saucepan over medium heat, cook the apricots, mango, ginger and apple cider vinegar until the fruit softens, about 10 minutes. Stir occasionally.
    2. Fish out the ginger slices with a spoon (or if you want a bit of spiciness to your sauce, leave a few slices in).
    3. Puree the mixture using an immersion blender, food processor or blender. If you want a smooth sauce, puree until there aren’t any chunks of fruit.
    4. To thin the sauce, add a bit more apple cider vinegar. To thicken the sauce, reduce over low heat in the pan until it’s to your desired consistency.
    5. Serve as a dipping sauce, warm or cold. Also, I brushed a baked chicken with the sauce in the final 5 minutes of cooking and broiled it until it browned a bit.

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    Nutrition Facts
    Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe
    Amount Per Serving
    Calories 67
    % Daily Value*
    Sodium 3mg 0%
    Potassium 272mg 8%
    Total Carbohydrates 14g 5%
    Dietary Fiber 2g 8%
    Sugars 12g
    Protein 1g 2%
    Vitamin A 35.9%
    Vitamin C 26.7%
    Calcium 0.9%
    Iron 1.5%
    * Percent Daily Values are based on a 2000 calorie diet.

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    17 thoughts on “Paleo Sweet and Sour Sauce Recipe (No Added Sugar)

      1. Hi Leslie! Thanks for the feedback. I just launched the new site last week so I’m still figuring out ways to make it better. Much appreciated!

    1. Looks amazing. I am heading to the store to pick out the fruit for dinner tonight! Now the stupid question… how did trimming your chicken and laying it flat affect cooking times? A link for a recipe prepared that way would be great. Thanks!

      1. Hi Timothy! I honestly have no idea what motivated me to split the chicken that way but it did seem to cook faster. I’ll have to come up with something. I really appreciate your feedback on that 🙂

    2. Just came across your website from Chowstalker and pinned this recipe to my Pinterest! I love Sweet & Sour sauce, so a Paleo version is awesome! Can’t wait to try it! Congrats on your new website! Now to take a peek around!

      1. Hi Melissa…I’m super happy to hear that. I made a batch yesterday and dipped some pork belly in it. Whoa! 🙂

      1. Hi Brittany…I’ve not tried it with dried apricots. My guess is you’d want to rehydrate them by soaking them in boiling water, but I can’t promise how the consistency will turn out.

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