Weeping Tiger

Easy | Spicy | 30 min | x2

Beef sirloin in an irresistible spicy Thai marinade.
As the name of the recipe suggests, this dish is hot! Several stories back this up, one specifically suggested that the chillies used in the sauce were so spicy they made a tiger weep!
But don’t worry, you can make it as spicy as you like, either way it will be a delicious accompaniment for your favourite cut of beef.


Weeping Tiger ingredients
 Oyster sauce 2 Tbsp
Fish sauce 2 Tbsp
Coconut Sugar 2 Tbsp
Sirloin steak 250g
 Tamarind paste 30g
Thai spice mix 1 Tbsp
Shallots 1 piece
Coriander 1 bunch
Lime 3 Tbsp
Chilli wok oil 1 Tbsp


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Prepare the marinade

Combine 2Tbsp of oyster sauce with 1 Tbsp of fish sauce and 1 Tbsp of coconut sugar in a bowl. Stir the ingredients until combined.

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Rub the meat

Spread the marinade generously over the sirloin steak. Place in the refrigerator for 15 minutes.

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Prepare the dipping sauce

In a bowl, combine 1 Tbsp of fish sauce with 30g of tamarind paste and 1 Tbsp of coconut sugar. Add 3 Tbsp of lime juice, finely sliced shallots and chopped coriander. Mix well until the ingredients combine.

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Cook the meat

Stir-fry the beef in a pan using 1 Tbsp of chilli wok oil. Serve with the dipping sauce and a side of veggies!