EASY Sweet and Sour

Who wants a take-away that’s NOT filled with horrible additives? And you can knock it together in five minutes? HERE IT IS – GIVE THIS A GO!

Serves 4



  • 1tbsp sesame oil
  • 1 onion, diced
  • 2 red peppers, diced
  • 450g tin pineapple in juice
  • 2 packs udon noodles (to wok)
  • 16tbsp rice wine vinegar
  • 6tbsp ketchup
  • 2tbsp soy
  • 100g light brown sugar
  • 1 heaped tbsp corn flour
  • 1.5 tbsp water


  1. Fry the onion and pepper in the oil.
  2. Mix corn flour and water in a bowl and set aside.
  3. Add all remaining ingredient exc the noodles to the pan and bring to the boil. If you are making this in advance, pop in a lid and set it aside.
  4. When you are ready to eat, simply heat the sauce and gradually add the corn flour mix, stirring constantly, until it is at the desired thickness.
  5. Heat a wok, or large pan, tip in the sauce, add the noodles and heat through.
  6. Serve with a sprinkling of black onion seeds and chopped spring onion if you have them.

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