Cambodian White Sauce

Creamy and savory with a hint of spiciness from White Kampot pepper. Traditionally served with BBQ corn on the cob, this sauce works well in fusion dishes such as pasta, or other dishes calling for white sauce.

Yield: 1½ cups

Teuk Ktis Doung for Poot Ang – Coconut cream sauce with white Kampot pepper
Yield: 1½ cups
Prep Time: 5 minutes
Cook Time: 5 minutes
Course: Side Dish
Cuisine: American, Cambodian
Keyword: Coconut, Cream Corn, Kampot Pepper
Author: Channy Laux



  • Set aside the creamy part of the coconut milk (top half of can). Heat saucepan over low heat, add the remaining portion of the coconut milk, sugar, salt, fish sauce. Stir until sugar and salt are dissolved, turn off heat and stir in green onion.
  • Just prior to serving, add the reserved coconut cream and pepper, mix well.


Drizzle over BBQ or steamed corn on the cob, and top with fresh ground White Kampot pepper.
Pour over pasta with mushroom, spinach, top with roasted pine nuts, red chili, and parsley.
* Substitutions:
  • Substitute italian parsley when making sauce for pasta
  • Substitute Thnot Sugar with granulated sugar 
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