Thai Pickled Mud Fish, 16 oz jarAdd to cart16oz - $8.89
In northeastern Thailand, this is used to add more flavor to papaya salad (som tum). In Thai language it's known as "Pla Ra". An authentic Thai ingredient with a strong smell and particular taste. From premium quality Pantainorasingh brand.
Pickled mud fish is fermented for a period of time before packing, and some say it improves with age (like wine!).
Aside from the popular use in som tum, pickled mud fish can be heated with chilli and other spices before serving with jasmine rice, fresh or steamed vegetables, with curry or many other things.
Product of Thailand.
Find this product in the following ImportFood.com Thai recipe
Thai Green Papaya Salad, 'Som Tum'
Green papaya salad is loved throughout SE Asia in various forms, and we are pleased to present this detailed recipe so you can bring it to your own kitchen. Somtum is a classic Thai dish, commonly associated with the NE (Isaan) area but served all over Thailand, for example here at a sidewalk shop found on our walking tour of good eats in Saochingcha area.
Also see our video features How To Shred Green Papaya for Som Tum, Som Tum Long Bean and Noodle Salad, Som Tum Shredded Mango and Cucumber, and our new feature story on a modern take on Som Tum: Jungle Salad.