Cook the Meatballs with the Sauce. This makes enough for a nice little batch of dipping sauce with a meal of something like chicken tenders. For the meatballs I made my own using 1 lb ground beef 1 egg 1/4 c bread crumbs 3/4 tsp seasoned salt 1/4 tsp garlic powder and 1 TBS dried onion flakes. Mix the Sauce . and that’s it! It's used as a cooking sauce in popular dishes like sweet and sour pork, but it's also for dipping foods in such as deep-fried shrimp or chicken, or egg rolls. . Stir all the ingredients together in a small bowl . https://www.allrecipes.com/.../19670/sweet-and-sour-sauce-i HOMEMADE SWEET AND SOUR SAUCE. Sweet 'n Sour Sauces. . 3. . if you are using any. Sweet and sour sauce is a common condiment in Asian recipes. The sauce was quite tangy so I added a little extra grape jelly as my husband prefers more sweet than sour. Add the extra sauce ingredients (red pepper flakes, soy sauce, etc.) 4. Mix the jelly and ketchup together to make the sauce. He and the kids liked these a lot. 3 Tablespoons Apricot Preserves 3 Tablespoons Ketchup 1 Teaspoon Soy Sauce. If you are using a slow cooker or Crockpot, pour approximately half of the jelly/ketchup sauce onto the bottom of the slow cooker.