crying tiger beef
Recipe,  Thai

Crying Tiger Beef Made from Home – Recipe

Crying tiger beef is a Thai dish and we found this recipe from Marion’s Kitchen. Tried and it was good though it requires some efforts to make it. 

Check out the preparation IG reel from: here. 

crying tiger beef
crying tiger beef

Crying Tiger Beef

Thai Style Beef Steak with Tamarind Sauce
Prep Time 44 minutes
Cook Time 30 minutes
Course Main Course
Cuisine Thai
Servings 2 people


Marinate Beef

  • 250 g Beef steak
  • 1 tbsp Oyster sauce
  • 1 tbsp Fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp Brown sugar

Tamarind Sauce

  • 1 tbsp Toasted rice Finely blend
  • 0.5 tbsp Tamarind paste (asam paste)
  • 1 tbsp Fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp Brown sugar
  • 2 pc Lime Squeeze into lime juice
  • 1 tbsp Chili flakes
  • 2 pcs Shallots Cut into thin slices
  • 1 cup Coriander Finely cut

Pan Sear Steak

  • 1 tbsp Butter or oil


Toasted Rice

  • Toast rice on a pan until golden brown
  • Blend the toasted rice finely

Tamarind Chili Sauce

  • Mix all the ingredients into a bowl
  • Taste the sauce and adjust accordingly


  • Marinate the beef for 30 to 60 minutes
  • Heat up the pan with oil or butter
  • Pan sear it until your desired doneness
  • Let cool and cut into slices
  • Serve together with the tamarind sauce
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