Thai Food Recipe: Hoi Nang Rom Sod (Fresh Oysters with Dipping Sauce)

Fresh Oysters with Dipping Sauce) in Thai, Hoi Nang Rom Sod


10 fresh and cold oysters (throw away the shell and pick only the fat one)
1 handful the horse tamarind tree top


1 tbsp. minced garlic
1 tbsp. minced chili pepper
1 tsp. salt
2 tbsp. lemon juice


Cooking Instructions:

1. Mix the sauce ingredients altogether.

2. Serve the fresh oyster and arrange horse tamarind tree top and the sauce on a side.

3. More fresh garlic, 2 pieces lemon and chili peppers serving on a side is your choice.


I’m thinking about seafood today as I saw them at the market. The shrimps, squids and oysters were really fresh as I can see they were shining under the early morning sun. Well, I already posted many recipes for shrimps and squids. I think today is the best day for oyster recipe.

If you like to eat fresh oysters, the recipe above is the way Thai people eat. The horse tamarind tree top can make the fresh and cold oysters unbelievably sweet.

Eating the uncooked oysters, you should be very careful and make sure they are clean. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that the uncooked oysters can bring you Vibrio Parahaemolyticus, which will cause stomach ache and diarrhea.

I don’t know what to suggest you on how to look for the fresh oysters that don’t have this kind of bacteria but I know you should cook it first to be safe.

Sawasdee Ka - Joy