Nam Pa (Tilapia & rice noodles lettuce wraps w/ sweet & spicy sauce)
The lightly fried tilapia paired with rice noodles, Thai eggplant, and other delicious ingredients provide for the perfect combinations of flavors. Eaten in a lettuce wrap fashion and accompanied with a sweet and spicy fish sauce, this dish is perfectly refreshing for these hot summer days!
Ingredients: Tilapia, galangal, chili pepper, garlic, cilantro, red onion, green onion, mint, Thai eggplant, rice noodles, fish sauce, crunchy sticky rice, lettuce, salt, flour
Allergy: Fish, Gluten
Ping Gai (Lemongrass Grilled Chicken) w/ Sticky Rice
These barbecued chicken drumsticks are marinated and infused with the flavors of lemongrass, garlic, & cilantro. Served with a sweet and spicy tamarind fish sauce and a helping of sticky rice, Ping Gai is a must-try dish for anyone visiting Laos!
Ingredients: Chicken, lemongrass, garlic, cilantro root, black pepper, oyster sauce, shallot, milk, salt
Chef Mem steams jasmine rice and then marinates it with red curry, coconut, and soy sauce. She then lightly fries the rice to create a hint of crispy texture and adds in a hearty mix of crispy tofu, lemongrass, red onions, crushed peanuts, and more. Take a spoonful and lay it over a small lettuce leaf (provided), creating your own delicious lettuce wrap. It's the perfect blend of fresh, crunchy and savory.
Ingredients: Cooked white rice, Minced coconut, Curry paste, garlic, lime leaves, Sugar, salt, oil, Red onions, Lime, Soy Sauce, Cilantro, Spring onions, Mint, Dried chilies, Crushed roasted peanuts, Lemongrass and tofu, bread crumbs
Allergy: Soy, Peanuts, Gluten (bread crumbs for tofu)
Mok Pa (Salmon Freshly Steamed in Banana Leaves)
A traditional and popular dish in Laos, Chef Mem changes it up by using delicious cuts of salmon. She marinates the salmon with dill, lemongrass, lime leaves, and other tasty ingredients. Her finishing touch is slowly steaming the salmon to the perfection in banana leaves, providing a hearty texture with each bite. It's a delightful blend of savory freshness and a hint of citrus.
Ingredients: Lemongrass, salmon fillets, lime leaves, garlic, shallots, galangal, chili peppers, sticky rice powder, padaek fish sauce, fish sauce, dill, basil, spring onions, banana leaves
Nam Tofu (Vegan rice noodles and tofu lettuce wraps w/ sweet & spicy sauce)
Chef Mem has created a Vegan friendly dish inspired from her Nam Pa Tilapia lettuce wraps dish. She lightly fries tofu to a golden crisp and mixes in rice noodles, Thai eggplant, and other delicious ingredients. Eaten in a lettuce wrap fashion, you lightly drizzle the accompanied sweet and spicy sauce on top of each wrap, creating a perfectly refreshing bite for these hot summer days!
Ingredients: Galangal, chili peppers, garlic, cilantro, red onion, green onion, mint, Thai eggplant, fried tofu, rice noodles, sticky rice, lettuce, salt, flour, soy sauce
Allergy: Soy, Gluten (flour for fried tofu)
Spring Rolls with Beef
It's a well know dish, but definitely special because of Mem's recipe. Her tasty marinade perfectly tenderizes the steak while she mixes in a variety of fresh veggies from mint to cucumber. You're in store for a savory bite of freshness. Enjoy some sweetness by dipping the spring rolls in the homemade sweet & spicy peanut sauce on the side. Opt for the tofu spring rolls, and you'll enjoy lightly fried tofu marinaded with red curry.
Ingredients: Beef, rice paper wraps, mint leaves, lettuce, rice noodle, cucumber, carrots, green onion and cilantro, onion, oil, curry powder, sugar, soy sauce, garlic, oyster sauce.
Dipping Sauce: Sugar, water, fish sauce, vinegar and salt
Allergy: Beef, Fish, Shellfish, Soy
Khaw Mee (Lao Stir Fried Noodles)
A delicious blend of noodles, light veggies and tofu, you can find this dish at many family gatherings and parties where Chef Mem is the featured chef. She boils the noodles to create a soft texture and also lightly fries tofu to provide a crispy bite. After a swift stir fry, fresh veggies and eggs are layered on top to complete the dish. Truly a local favorite.
Ingredients: Rice noodles, garlic, fried tofu, oyster sauce, fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, bean sprouts, green onion and eggs