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Chicken Larb (Laap Gai)

I love Asian salad’s of all kinds, and Laap Gai is definitely one of my favorites! If you’ve ever been to an authentic Laos or Thai restaurant, chances are, you’ve probably come across this minced meat salad on the menu. My version uses freshly minced galangal and minced lemongrass to kick things up a notch. […]

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Asian Cucumber Salad

If you love papaya salad, then you will most definitely, LOVE this cucumber salad! It’s easy, fresh, and takes little time to prepare! It’s a little salty, tangy, and suuuuper spicy! Of course, you can control just how spicy you like it, but I say…GO BIG, OR GO HOME. INGREDIENTS: 2 large cucumbers sliced julienne […]

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Asian Beef Salad (spicy beef larb)

INGREDIENTS: about 2 pounds of sirloin steak 2 green onions, finely chopped 1 whole small red onion, thinly sliced 1/2 shallot, thinly sliced 8-10 kaffir lime leaves, finely chopped 1 stalk of lemongrass, trimmed and finely chopped 2 slices of galangal, finely minced 12 sprigs of mint(or more) 12 sprigs of cilantro(or more) 8 sprigs […]

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Papaya Salad

Papaya salad is a staple amongst most Cambodian homes. There are many different ways to make it…it all boils down to taste and preference. Thai style has just the basics like fish sauce, lime, sugar, and chili peppers. Some people like to add peanuts, basil, or even use Chinese long beans. ┬áCambodian and Laos people […]

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