Pig’s Trotter with Bamboo Shoots

Om Teen Moo Sai No Hok

Preparation info

    • Difficulty


Appears in

Traditional Recipes of Laos

By Phia Sing

Published 1981

  • About


  • 1 pig’s trotter—singe it over a flame, scrape off all the hair, remove the nails and wash it
  • 1 bamboo shoot (mai pai hok), boiled until it loses its taste, then cut into bite-size pi


After preparing all the ingredients, put a pot on the fire. Put a considerable amount of water in it and add salt and the slices of galingale. When the water comes to the boil, put in the pig’s trotter, the shallots, garlic, peanuts and sliced bamboo shoot. When the water comes back to the boil, sprinkle in some fish sauce and let it go on boiling until the trotter is tender. T