Chinese OK sauce

    15 min

    This OK sauce tastes better than you can get from the takeaway. Give it a go and see what you think.


    Merseyside, England, UK
    379 people made this

    Makes: 300 ml OK sauce

    • 250ml water
    • 125ml tomato ketchup
    • 4 tablespoons brown table sauce, such as HP® or Daddies®
    • 100g white or brown sugar
    • 2 teaspoons light soy sauce
    • 1 teaspoon five spice powder
    • 1 1/2 teaspoons cornflour

    Prep:5min  ›  Cook:10min  ›  Ready in:15min 

    1. Place all ingredients except the cornflour into a pan or wok. Heat on medium and stir until sauce starts to boil. Set heat to low and simmer for a few minutes.
    2. Mix cornflour with 4 teaspoons of water. Add to sauce and stir until sauce thickens. Serve or chill in the fridge till needed.


    Use this sauce instead of your sweet and sour.

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    this was exactly like the chinese takeaway's ok sauce, but tastier - thanks very much for sharing this  -  24 Sep 2013


    I think this is a great recipe..let me know what you think.  -  28 Jun 2013


    Really tasty and quick to make. I did double up on the cornflour though as it was still quite thin after using the recipe amount. I'll definitely be making again  -  06 Jul 2014