Spicy Pork Salad – Lab Moo

Lab Moo (spicy pork salad) by Joy's Thai Food.

A Classic Thai Food Favorite – Lab Moo (Spicy Pork Salad) Lab Moo (Lahp or Lap Moo) is a traditional Thai food favorite across the nation. It is simply made, but the taste is really something special as you’ll see when you eat this lab we show for you below! One of my husband’s favorite … Read more

Yummy Crispy Fried Chicken Lab – Kao Yum Gai Sab

What Is Kao Yum Gai Sab? This is another spicy lab dish from Thailand. We call it Crispy Fried Chicken in Lab. Or Lab Crispy Fried Chicken, up to you. Also up to you is how you attempt to spell it in English as there are at least different spellings – Laab, Larp, Lab, Larb, … Read more

Pla Raad Sauce Takrai (Baked Whole Fish)

Pla Raad Sauce Takrai Pla Raad Sauce Dtakrai (Baked Whole Fish Dressed with Lemongrass Sauce) Prepare: 1 whole fish (medium size of any kind) 1/2 cup sliced lemongrass 20 red chili peppers (more or less as you prefer) 5 Thai white peppers 3 coriander roots (sliced) 5 cloves garlic 1/2 tsp. salt 2 tsp. fish … Read more

Thai Sour Fish Soup | Gang Som Pla

Gang Som Pla (Fish in Sour Soup) Prepare: 1 whole fish (clean and cut) 1 cup tamarind juice (non-dried tamarind+hot water) 1 cup sliced raw papaya 1 tbsp. fish sauce 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 cups water Paste: 1 whole fish (small size) 7 dried red chili peppers (throw away the seed) 3 galingale 5 … Read more

Thai Food: Curry Gang Ped Gai Sai Sato

Thai Food Curry: Gang Ped Gai Sai Sato (Chicken Curry with Green Bean) Thai Food Curry: Gang Ped Gai Sai Sator (Chicken Curry with Green Bean) Prepare: 1 cup chicken 1 cup sato (from nitta tree) 1/2 cup sliced bamboo 4 kaffir lime leaves 2 lemongrass (sliced) 2 pieces galangal (cut finely) 2 red onions … Read more

Goong Raad Prig Manao (Steamed Big Shrimp w/Lemon Sauce)

Steamed Big Shrimps Dressed with Lemon Juice Sauce, Steamed Big Shrimps Dressed with Lemon Juice Sauce Goong Raad Prig Manow Prepare: 1 cup big shrimps (cleaned, peeled, and de-veined) 1 bitter gourd 2 tbsp. minced old ginger 15 small red chili peppers 1 tbsp. minced coriander root 1 tbsp. minced red onion 20 cloves (small … Read more

Thai Eggs | Preserved Egg with Horse Pee? (Kai Yiew Ma)

Kai Yiew Ma – Preserved Egg Nah! You are fooled by the title of my post! Yes, the name of this egg is literally translated as Preserved Eggs with Horse’s Pee! But it actually has nothing to do with the horse Pee. As I looked up on the internet, Kai Yiew Ma is originally and … Read more

Thai Isaan Sauce: Jaew Minced Plara

Thai Isaan Sauce: Jaew Plara (Minced Fermented Fish Mixed in the Sauce) Thai Isaan Sauce: Jaew Plara (Minced Fermented Fish Mixed in the Sauce) Prepare: 5 red chili peppers 5 red onions 3 cloves garlic 1/2 cup cooked fermented fish 2 tbsp. fermented fish juice 1/4 tsp. sugar 1 cup fish meat (throw away the … Read more

Thai Food Soup: Gang Som Cha Om Kai

Thai Food Soup: Gang Som Goong Kai Cha-om – Shrimp and Fried Egg Sour Soup Prepare: 1 cup shrimp (big size, cut, de-veined) 1 cup tamarind juice (non-dried tamarind + hot water) 1 cup Leguminosae (see picture below) 2 eggs 1 cup sliced raw papaya 1 tbsp. fish sauce 2 tbsp. olive oil 2 cups … Read more

Gang Som Naw Mai Dong (Spicy Bamboo Soup)

Gang Som Naw Mai Dong – Spicy Bamboo Soup Prepare: 5 chilis 6 red onions (sliced) 3 lemongrass stalks (finely cut) 3 scallions (cut short, about 1″) 1 tsp. salt 6 tbsp. fish sauce 1 pound chicken breast (cut thick) 1.5 pound pickled bamboo shoots 1/2 cup basil 2 cups water   Instructions: 1. Make … Read more