Laab Pla

Recipe by
Total Time:
15-30 minutes
Serves: 2
Nutrition facts:

240 calories, 9 grams fat

Cuisine: Thai Recipe
Technique: Deep-Fry Recipe
Difficulty: Easy

Take a look at more Side-Dish Recipes. You may also want to try Khatta Meetha Kaddu (Pumpkin), Turkey with Mushrooms, Spleen Pepper Fry (Manneeral Fry) , Narthangai Pachadi

Rate This Recipe


  • 1 cup - red snapper or sea bass filets
  • 2 tbsp - spring onions, chopped finely
  • 1 - fresh red chilli pepper, seeded and sliced finely
  • 2 tbsp - chopped coriander leaves
  • 1 tbsp - chopped coriander root
  • 1/4 cup - finely chopped mint leaves
  • 2 bulbs - finely sliced shallots
  • To taste - red hot chilli flakes
  • 2.5 tsp - fish sauce (or salt to taste)
  • 2 tsp - lemon juice
  • 1/2 tsp - sugar
  • 1/2 cup - soybean oil
  • 1/4 cup - chicken stock
  • Crushed rice

How to Make Laab Pla

  • In a small pan, saute 1/4 cup uncooked rice until light brown. Crush it and keep aside.
  • Deep-fry the fish filets in the soy-bean oil until golden brown. Drain and keep aside.
  • Heat the chicken stock in a pot and add the fish and coriander root.
  • Saute for 10 seconds and add the crushed rice and chilli flakes. Remove from heat.
  • Add the fish sauce, lemon juice, sugar, spring onions, mint leaves, coriander leaves, fresh red chilli, and shallots.
  • Serve with sliced cucumber, long green beans and mint leaves.