Ingredients for marinating:
480 gram Pork loin steak
1tbs Honey to drizzle
1/2tsp Ground black pepper
Ingredients for the sauce “Jaew”:
2tbs Coriander-finely chopped
1tbs Garlic-finely chopped
1/2tsp Bird eye red chilli-deseeded and finely chopped
2tbs Fish sauce
2tbs Lemon juice
1tbs Light soy sauce
2tsp Coconut sugar
5 Cherry tomato-halved
-Mix the pork steaks, salt, pepper and oil in the mixing bowl. then leave it to marinate for at least 30 minutes.
-Gently heat the vegetable oil and garlic in the saucepan. Once, the garlic turns slightly golden in colour. Add the red chilli, fish sauce, soy sauce, coconut sugar, sugar, tomatoes. Gently heat and stir until the sugar dissolved.
-Mix the cornflour and water in the small bowl. Add the flour mixture into the saucepan. Keep stirring until the cornflour cooked (the liquid turn darker in colour). Remove the sauce from the heat.
-Drizzle honey on the pork steaks. Then cook them on the heated the griddle pan. Cook approx 6-8 minutes (turn every 2 minutes on each side).
-You can either drizzle 1-2 tablespoon of the sauce on each steak then serve. Or serve it aside as a dipping sauce.
-Best serve Weeping Tiger with Thai sticky rice or Thai jasmine rice and crunchy salad.
-Keep close eye whilst cooking the garlic as it is easily burnt.
-The original Weeping Tiger uses a good quality beef steak. Cook accordingly as to how you like it.
-Struggle to find Bird eye chilli ? Feel free to use the chilli flake instead.
-Thais love eating Weeping Tiger with Spicy Papaya Salad and Thai Sticky Rice. Happy cooking.🙋🏽