Use fried and finely chopped over Vietnamese salad or in a Vietnamese sauce for fresh spring rolls, both of which are popular in Laos. Use in Chinese soup with pork leg. Peanuts are boiled in the shell and eaten as a snack. Also they are boiled, shelled and then fried for a garnish. A popular sweet is peanut/sugar cane toffee. Cooking oil is extracted from the nut. It is an export crop, planted twice a year. Peanut chilli sauce is served with fer, a noodle soup. Peanuts are also used in various miang, a snack of fried peanuts and morsels of ginger, dried shrimp, shallots and lime wrapped together in a pepper leaf (also called betel leaves).