How can you add the flavours of Thailand to a whole range of dishes? We asked the experts at Chadha Oriental to tells us about their Healthy Boy seasoning sauces
What’s the history of Healthy Boy sauces?
Healthy Boy is the most famous and widely used brand of Soy and Seasoning Sauces in Thailand. That is why they are known as Thailand’s Number one seasoning brand!
Manufactured by Yan Wal Yun since 1947, a family owned company, Healthy Boy Sauces are synonymous with excellence and superior quality – all credit to the family’s natural fermentation skills passed down from generation to generation.
Healthy Boy is now the beloved choice of condiment in every household and kitchen in the Kingdom of Thailand.
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How can I use Healthy Boy sauces in cooking?
Healthy Boy offers you a great delicious taste and high nutritional value. Although Thailand’s favourite, their sauces are suitable for seasoning all kinds of oriental food such as Chinese, Japanese and also Western food.
The Healthy Boy Sauces range include such classics as; Thin Soy, Thai Sweet Chilli, Siracha Hot Chilli, Thick Oyster and Stir Fry Seasoning with Soy Sauce.
There are two types of soy sauce commonly used in Thai cooking: light or thin soy sauce and dark, thick or black soy sauce. Healthy Boy’s version of Thin Soy Sauce (also known as light or white soya sauce) and is thinner in consistency and saltier in taste than Thai dark soy sauce. You’ll see it called for in recipes for stir-fries, marinades, and dipping sauces. It is ideal as a vegetarian substitute for fish sauce. Also, it is often used as a condiment with dishes like fried rice.
Healthy Boy Light Soy is often used in chicken and seafood dishes, as it does not darken the dish like dark soy, making it a good general purpose sauce.
Which products are best to use as a dipping sauce?
Healthy Boy Sweet Chilli Sauce is a versatile condiment that can be used as a dipping sauce or marinade for just about anything. It is excellent with grilled foods or deep fried foods of joy like spring rolls.
Sriracha (pronounced see-rash-ah) is a bright red garlicky chilli sauce that is one of the most popular non-ketchup table condiments in many countries outside Thailand. The difference is that Healthy Boy Sriracha Hot Chilli Sauce is made in Thailand bringing an authentic taste to a sauce which is already popularly available in Europe.
Oyster sauce is one of the classics in Asian cuisine and is made from oyster extracts, soy sauce, sugar, and cornstarch. Healthy Boy Thick Oyster Sauce has a very creamy consistency and a sweet and spicy flavour.
Oyster sauce is not only suitable for seasoning fish dishes, but also for marinating meat. Moreover, Healthy Boy Thick Oyster Sauce can be used as a dipping sauce for cold food or stir-fries. Try Healthy Boy Thick Oyster Sauce also to spice up your salads. Incredibly tasty!
Healthy Boy Brand Stir-Fry Seasoning Sauce With Soy Sauce is often considered the secret ingredient in Thai cooking, you’ll probably love this stuff so much you’ll need a new bottle before long.
How can I enhance the flavour of stir-fry dishes?
Made from selected molasses in the modern process. Healthy Boy Stir-Fry Seasoning Sauce With Soy Sauce is used to add up the nutrition and enhance the taste and colour of all dishes such as fried rice, fried rice with basil and noodles. It can also be used as a dipping sauce for your dishes such as vegetable dumplings.
Where can I buy Healthy Boy sauces?
Healthy Boy Sauces are available in selected Asda, Morrison, Sainsbury, Tesco stores (World Food section), all leading Oriental Supermarkets and online at www.healthyboysauces.co.uk.
Healthy Boy Sauces are distributed in the UK by Chadha Oriental.
What can you tell me about the history of Chadha Oriental?
Chadha has been at the centre of the Oriental Food market for over 30 years. Their appreciation and understanding of the UK Ethnic market are integral to their continued presence and position as a leading importer and distributor within this sector.
As a member of the Grace Kennedy Group, they are owned by a strong global company with significant investment in food. The provision of first class brands, products, competitive prices and exceptional customer service is at the forefront of their business and has established Chadha Oriental Foods as a company that consistently exceeds customer expectations.
Chadha Oriental ensure that all of our customers are given the best service and finest quality products available today.
Their customers include all leading Mainstream Retail, Ethnic Oriental retail and wholesale, Foodservice and Manufacturing customers.
For more information visit www.chadhaoriental.co.uk