Asian Food Primer: Laotian Food

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
by David Johnson

The cooking of land-locked, mountainous Laos is similar to the tropical cuisines of neighboring Cambodia and Vietnam, however seafood is not common.

Common ingredients:

Mortar and Herbs

chicken, meat, tropical fruit, vegetables, rice, spices

Popular dishes:

ginger chicken; soups, rice noodles, khao poon (spiced coconut milk and rice-like noodles); fish sauce

More Information:

Map of Laos

Asian Foods Guide

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