Issahn-Style Minced Pork Salad with Crunchy Rice and Fresh Mint

Lahp Moo

Preparation info
  • Serves

    4 to 6

    • Difficulty


Appears in
Quick & Easy Thai

By Nancie McDermott

Published 2004

  • About

An Issahn classic that has gone national and even international, this dish sparkles with the flavors and aromas of northeastern Thai food: the siren-song of lime juice, the blast of chili heat, the smoky crunch of roasted grains of rice, and the earthy perfume of shallots and fresh mint. It is a winner, worthy of its fame, and it is also a simple combination of everyday grocery-store ingredients. Thais love to use raw cabbage leaves to scoop up this hearty salad bite by bite, and balance it