Red Ant Eggs Soup with mushrooms (Kaeng Khai Mod Daeng Sai Hed; ແກງໄຂ່ມົດແດງໃສ່ເຫັດ) for dinner in Champasak (ຈຳປາສັກ), Laos.

kaeng khai mod daeng

ant egg mushroom soup

an teggs

ant eggs in laos

khai mod daeng

Hed ເຫັດ

We bought the red ant eggs and mushrooms from traders on the street near Vang Tao and Chong Mek border crossings. The ladies selling the red ant eggs said they went into the forest themselves to hunt for the eggs so we didn’t bargain too much with them.