Noticed a bottle of Tiger sauce when shopping, or been enticed by the roaring tiger logo? Wondering what this sauce is before you purchase or try some? Well, you’ve come to the right place. Today, I’ll be explaining all you need to know to know.
So, what is Tiger sauce? Tiger sauce is a brand of hot, medium-spicy sauce that is primarily based on cayenne pepper. It is sweet and sour, and best paired with lean meats, such as poultry, or eaten with seafood. It is a product in the TryMe range by Reily Foods.
Sounds interesting, right?
And there is some seriously good branding around it.
You just want to try it, don’t you?
But what can you actually expect in terms of taste?
Let’s first begin by looking at what this sauce is made from to get a better understanding, before turning to what you should eat it with – should you decide to buy some!
What Is Tiger Sauce Made From?
Tiger sauce is made from a base of cayenne peppers, distilled vinegar among a range of other herbs and spices.
Here is the full ingredients list of Tiger sauce, for reference:
Now, this is for the ‘Original’ sauce.
There are other variations too.
For instance, there is the ‘Habenero and Lime’ Tiger sauce product too.
While it’s pretty obvious how that recipe may differ, let us take a look at the full list of ingredients, for reference:
So based on the original recipe, but with some additions too.
What Does Tiger Sauce Taste Like?
Tiger sauce is hot, sweet, and tangy in flavor and smooth in consistency. Although, it is considered medium in spice – enough spice to enhance the flavor of foods without overpowering them.
For the most part, Tiger sauce really is a variation to your typical hot sauce.
Although, the spice does not take center stage.
Instead, it is the sugar and vinegar in the sauce that you really notice when consuming it.
Sure, you’ll get a kick from the cayenne peppers at first, but that soon is mellowed out by the sweet and tangy flavors.
And then there is the rest of the spices, which round off the sauce and give it an element of depth.
One thing to note here is that sauce is very addictive.
It’s one that keeps you coming back for more, and many customers report this.
You can see this for yourself on the sauces product listing on Amazon – take a look at those reviews!
What To Eat Tiger Sauce With
Tiger sauce is versatile and can be used in a variety of different dishes. You can either use it as a marinade for a range of different meats or even as a dipping sauce.
A popular combination is with chicken and pork; either glazed over the top before or after cooking.
Although, it is marketed as being great in sandwiches and soups too!
My personal favorite is with shrimp.
In reality, its a great sauce that can be used with a wide range of foods. Just as you would with any other brand of hot sauce.
For instance, there is no reason why you would not want to drizzle it over a jacket potato or dip your fries in it (or generally use it like ketchup).
Other customers have reported it’s great with Tofu, eggs on toast, or even with Tacos!
For the most part, this is a sauce you should be brave with and willing to experiment, assuming you like it of course!
Where Can You Buy Tiger Sauce?
Tiger sauce can be purchased at most of the major grocery store chains, including Walmart, or it can also be easily purchased online through sites including Amazon.
Perhaps one of the major advantages of getting off a site like Amazon is that you can buy it in bulk.
For instance, you can get a pack of 6 and save a bit of money in the process by doing so.
That’s what I’d do.
It goes well with so many foods and it really is addictive, you’ll be needing another bottle for sure.
Failing that, this sauce has become quite popular and most grocery stores now stock it.
In fact, there is an interactive store finder tool on the brand’s website that you can plug your information in to find a store location nearest to you!
So check that out too!
Tiger sauce “is no ordinary sauce”.
It’s incredibly versatile.
It tastes food on everything.
And it combines sweet with heat; which is just such a perfect combination.
But not too much heat too, which is always appreciated too!
So give it a try and see for yourself.
You won’t regret the decision.
Hi there. I’m Jeremy – a passionate food technologist with several decades in the food industry. With a love for sauces, food, and nutrition, I decided to create WeWantTheSauce. Here I share my experience, knowledge, and recommendations; from ingredients and recipes to storage all the way through to nutrition for every sauce imaginable.