Lao Spicy Cucumber Salad (Tam Maak Taeng; ຕຳໝາກແຕງ) and Deep Fried Ribs (Tod Kadouk Karng Moo; ທອດກະດູກຂ້າງຫມູ), served with steamed sticky rice for lunch in Vientiane, Laos.

tam mak taeng

Aunt Phone made the Deep Fried BBQ ribs while Aunt Kian made the Spicy Cucumber Salad. My cousin cooked the sticky rice to go with the Tam Maak Taeng and Tod Kadouk Karng Moo.

lao food in vientiane

Glutinous rice

It was a team effort for a simple but delicious lunch with plenty of freshly steamed sticky rice for all the family members to enjoy.