Onions, garlic, and ginger are slowly sautéed with fresh jalapeños, then simmered with spices, tomatoes, Thai chilis, lime, and vinegar. Maple syrup balances out the spice and tang, and a touch of Vietnamese fish sauce adds depth and umami.
As with any great masterpiece, Bobbie's Boat Sauce took time to perfect. Three years of adding, subtracting, tweaking, and tasting resulted in not one but two sauces: Classic and Hot. Each have their loyal following, but we think both have a place on your soon-to-be simplified condiment shelf.