Use a medium size pan to combine the vinegar, sugar, ketchup, ginger, salt and tabasco sauce and bring to a boil under high heat.
Cook until the sauce is reduced to a fairly thick sauce. You don't want the sauce to be runny but you also don't want it to be too thick. Pay attention while cooking the sauce!
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