Andy Ricker's Phrik Naam Som (Vinegar-Soaked Chiles)

Andy Ricker's Phrik Naam Som (Vinegar-Soaked Chiles)

Use these tangy chiles to top Andy Ricker's Phat Thai from his new Pok Pok cookbook.

Reprinted with permission from Pok Pok: Food and Stories from the Streets, Homes, and Roadside Restaurants of Thailand by Andy Ricker with JJ Goode. Copyright 2013. Published by Ten Speed Press, a division of Random House. All rights reserved. Available wherever books are sold.

  • Yield:Makes about 3/4 cup
  • Active time: 5 minutes
  • Total time:5 minutes


  • 21 grams fresh serrano chiles (about 3), thinly sliced
  • 1/2 cup white vinegar, preferably a Thai brand


  1. 1.

    Combine the ingredients in a bowl or container and stir. Covered, it keeps for 4 to 5 days in the fridge.