Crying Tiger Steak with Roasted Tomato–Chili Sauce

Seua Rohng Hai Gahp Jaew Makeua-Teht

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

So what is the story on that whimsical name for this robust Issahn-style restaurant classic? Is the dipping sauce really so spicy it would make a Thai tiger cry? Does fat from the lusciously marbled beef steak indeed melt onto fiery coals and flame up like a tiger’s tears? Could not both these tales be true? See, the tiger snatches a pawful or two of Roasted Tomato–Chili Sauce, bursts into tears, and then weeps uncontrollably over a temporarily unmonitored charcoal grill.

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