Vegan Sweet & Sour Tofu Balls with Vegetable Fried Rice
Try these vegan sweet & sour tofu balls for a simple and tasty takeaway! The tofu makes a great and succulent alternative to chicken in this dish.
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Where did sweet and sour originate from?
Sweet and sour sauce is commonly used in East Asian cooking, particularly Chinese dishes. Traditionally, the sauce would be made by mixing a sour liquid like rice vinegar into a sweet ingredient such as sugar and honey.
This dish has become increasingly popular in Western society, particularly in the UK, where the recipe has been adapted.
Tomato ketchup is used to give the dish its signature red shade and to give the sauce added sweetness.
Additionally, this recipe adds juicy pineapple chunks and crunchy cashews for added texture and flavour.