Crying Tiger Sauce

 A few years ago I was in the Thai border town of Nong Khai which faces the capital city of Laos, Vientiane, just across the Mekong River, it was in a tiny but very popular restaurant there where I first tasted this version of Crying Tiger sauce. I've encountered many different versions of this sauce over the years, some good, some not so good. In its simplest form this sauce is just a basic น้ำจิ้ม "Nahm Jim" or dipping sauce.The Lao owner & chef was kind enough to share her recipe with me, thicker and smokier than other sauces of this type I had come across before, it became one of my favourites, hope you like it! A word of caution, this is one hot sauce!
Tamarind. Coconut Palm Sugar.Thai Fish Sauce.(Fish). Roasted Jasmine Rice. Roasted Red Chillies. Sunflower Oil.Rice Vinegar.Salt. 
Allergen advice. For allergens, see ingredients in bold.
Contents will cook 500g (1 lb) meat.
No artificial colours, flavours or preservatives. Gluten free.
Shelf life 12 months from packing date.
See Recipe.
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Customer Reviews

Based on 12 reviews
Thomas Murrells T.M. Thomas M.
I'm coming back for more!

I've had thai pastes before and thought I had found the best with 'taste of thai', but these are something else!!! Get them all because you wont find better!

Tom (Isle of Wight)

Richard Addison R.A. Richard A.
Best pastes available outside Thailand.

We love Thai food and have spent years trying to create a green curry that tastes authentic and of restaurant standard.

These pastes are the closest we've ever been to recreating that authentic taste.

Will be buying many more.

David Williams D.W. David W.

Crying tiger sauce, better then the restaurants.

Adam D. A.D. Adam D.
Tears of Joy

My friend and amateur Asian food scholar Paul B made me a crying tiger steak a year or so ago. Our analysis was the same: totally delicious but the sauce could have been a little hotter in the chili department. His review is listed above. I bought my own sauce and tried it last week with a sirloin steak. I'm delighted to report that it now has a kick like a mule and a lovely tart flavour that made me cry tears of joy. This is delicious but be warned - it is hot enough to melt steel beams.

Julie Goodall J.G. Julie G.
Amazing Crying Tiger Sauce

Husband and guests at dinner party said this was excellent - I don't eat red meat. Had a nice fiery kick to it too. Thank you - we will definitely but it again!

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