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Gluten free, soy free Worcestershire sauce available? Or a tried and true recipe?

Answered on August 19, 2014
Created September 29, 2012 at 1:49 AM

I have been unable to find a gluten and soy free Worcestershire sauce commercially-- does one exist? If not, is there are tried and true homemade recipe (perhaps using coconut aminos?)

I currently use French's which is gluten free, but the soy component (unless I use it for braising and cook it for hours and hours) upsets my stomach--- I can deal with sugar and other 'non-Paleo' ingredients in a Worcestershire sauce, just not gluten as it is a migraine trigger for me. Many thanks!

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on September 29, 2012
at 07:36 PM

"Ingredients: Distilled White Vinegar, Molasses, Water, Sugar, Onions, Anchovies, Salt, Garlic, Cloves, Tamarind Extract, Natural Flavorings, Chili Pepper Extract. " Yay!

707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

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on September 29, 2012
at 07:06 PM

That sounds YUMMY, thank you! Poking around the site, too-- lots of great recipes.

707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

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on September 29, 2012
at 05:25 AM

Thank you! I have both on hand so I shall try that tomorrow.

707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

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on September 29, 2012
at 03:58 AM

I hear you but I'm not intending on drinking vats of it either. Literally EVERYTHING else in my diet is 100% paleo (no really, it is)-- all grassfed beef, pastured chicken, wild caught fish and seafood, only organic fruits/veg, I make all of my own snacks, dressings and sauces, only cook in organic coconut oil, etc-- I think that a few shakes of 'non-Paleo' Worchestershire sauce when I roast a brisket or grill a steak just *might* be okay. I'm not looking for perfection-- 99.9% will suffice. ;)

707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

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on September 29, 2012
at 03:53 AM

Shut the front door, I've been looking at every freaking organic brand and Lea & Perrins is the answer? Thank you!

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D41bd7b3d3b962eb0146f471eb632f56

on September 29, 2012
at 02:48 AM

Lea & Perrins is the original Worcestershire sauce, and is widely available. It contains neither soy nor gluten. In fact, in a cursory look at the ingredients label, it doesn't have other funky ingredients, either. Real food, I'd say.

94480caec9fbbaacc386d86a45efa720

(1007)

on September 29, 2012
at 07:36 PM

"Ingredients: Distilled White Vinegar, Molasses, Water, Sugar, Onions, Anchovies, Salt, Garlic, Cloves, Tamarind Extract, Natural Flavorings, Chili Pepper Extract. " Yay!

707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

(1657)

on September 29, 2012
at 03:53 AM

Shut the front door, I've been looking at every freaking organic brand and Lea & Perrins is the answer? Thank you!

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on September 29, 2012
at 01:57 AM

Your best bet is to use coconut aminos, or Tamari, which is gluten-free, but contains soy. I find that coconut aminos, when mixed with fish-sauce has the best depth of flavor.

707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

(1657)

on September 29, 2012
at 05:25 AM

Thank you! I have both on hand so I shall try that tomorrow.

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on September 29, 2012
at 02:27 AM

You should not deal with the "non-paleo" ingredients in Worcestershire sauce, there is some stuff in there that you DON'T want in your body. Such as:

  • High Fructose Corn Syrup
  • Sugar
  • Caramel Color
  • Hydrolyzed soy protein
  • Natural Flavors (secretions from the anal glands of beavers)

Matt
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707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

(1657)

on September 29, 2012
at 03:58 AM

I hear you but I'm not intending on drinking vats of it either. Literally EVERYTHING else in my diet is 100% paleo (no really, it is)-- all grassfed beef, pastured chicken, wild caught fish and seafood, only organic fruits/veg, I make all of my own snacks, dressings and sauces, only cook in organic coconut oil, etc-- I think that a few shakes of 'non-Paleo' Worchestershire sauce when I roast a brisket or grill a steak just *might* be okay. I'm not looking for perfection-- 99.9% will suffice. ;)

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94480caec9fbbaacc386d86a45efa720

(1007)

on September 29, 2012
at 07:41 PM

I keep Lea & Perrins around too, forgot that it is soy free. Also I keep Fish Sauce around which is similar without the fruit-tones of worcestershire. It comes in handy when as recipe calls for anchovies and I don't have them or if I'm out of lea&Perrins or just making thai food. I think Red Boat is sugar free. Most other brands have sugar in them, some even have soy so label reading time if you get some.

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on September 29, 2012
at 07:43 AM

707342e3cb97e0fc088917919a154b8a

(1657)

on September 29, 2012
at 07:06 PM

That sounds YUMMY, thank you! Poking around the site, too-- lots of great recipes.

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