Chinese OK sauce


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

1dayatatime Merseyside, England, UK

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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Reviews (12)


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

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