1/2 fresh pineapple, cut up
1 gallon of apple juice
2 cups water
1/2 cup salt
1/4 cup soy sauce for color
4 oz. rock sugar
Place all the ingredients in a medium pot and bring to boil.
Turn heat down to simmer and cook further until the apple juice is reduced in half.
Drain through a sieve and pour into a clean glass bottle with lid. Refrigerate to use as a dipping sauce for noodles, egg rolls, etc.