Sweet and Sour Veggies by The Greedy Fox

Sweet and Sour Veggies is one of our favourite takeaways, we think this recipes takes it to a new level. Super quick and simple it’ll be ready before it would’ve been delivered.


Serves 4

For the sauce.

300g Tomato Ketchup

100g Malt Vinegar

1/2 Onion roughly chopped

1 tsp Garlic

1 Tsp Ginger

100g Light soft brown sugar

2Tbsp soy sauce/ Gluten Free alternative

Pineapple chunks [from a tin]

25ml Pineapple Juice [saved from the above tin]


A large handful of each…..

Mange tout

Green Beans, chopped into bitesize pieces

Cauliflower, broken into bite size florets.

Mini sweetcorn. Larger ones halved lengthways.

1 Tsp The Greedy Fox 5 spice



For the sauce

Fry the onion over a medium heat in a large heavy bottomed saucepan for 5 mins until soft.

Add the garlic and ginger and cook for 1 min.

Combine all the rest of the Sweet and Sour sauce ingredients with the onion and garlic and bring to a boil, reduce the heat immediately and simmer 10-15 mins until thick and syrupy.


While the sauce is simmering stir fry the veg in The Greedy Fox 5 spice for 4-5 mins until soft.

Taste and season with a little salt.

Add the veggies to sauce and carefully stir so everything is well coated.

Serve this Sweet and Sour Veggie while hot over boiled rice.

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