Black soy sauce, also known as thick soy sauce, is an essential condiment in Thai cuisine. This soy sauce characterized by its dark and opaque color and high viscosity. Dark soy sauce owes its distinctive thickness and flavor due to the addition of palm sugar molasses which is a byproduct of palm sugar refinement.
Uses: Black soy sauce is used to add flavor, texture, and color to foods. Use it in glazes for barbecued meats, curries, and stir-fry dishes such as drunken noodles (pad kee mao).