Author: Channy Laux

Lemongrass Sour Soup

Lemongrass Sour Soup

This absolutely delicious soup has a deep rich flavor with lots of veggies, perfect on a cold or rainy day. The soup’s base is prahok and lemongrass (kroeung) with just the right amount of tamarind for natural sourness.

Cambodian Curry

Cambodian Curry

Rich, flavorful curry in coconut cream with onions, potatoes, carrots, bamboo shoots, string beans and wonderful lemongrass paste (kroeung).

Broiled Branzino

Broiled Branzino

Treat your family to this healthy white fish recipe. No grill needed and cleanup is easy!

Khmer Tamarind Sauce Favorites

Khmer Tamarind Sauce Favorites

Distinct from tamarind use in other Southeast Asian cultures, Khmer tamarind sauce is smooth and well-balanced with umami flavor.  Authentic Khmer tamarind sauce is a versatile base ingredient that is packed with rich flavor and not overwhelmingly sour.

Roasted Cauliflower

Roasted Cauliflower

Want something light and healthy, without compromising flavor? Try this roasted cauliflower tossed in the warm deep flavor of Cambodian Seven Spice and sprinkled with crunchy roasted garlic and California chili pepper. Memory Lane This dish is inspired by one of my mother’s beef jerky 

Makrut Lime Martini

Makrut Lime Martini

Makrut limes have flavor similar to regular limes, but more intense, especially the rind. The juice adds a nice rich flavor for martinis and a little of the rind kicks the flavor up just right!

Cambodian Food In The News

Cambodian Food In The News

It is exciting to see the words, “Cambodian Food” on a major news network like CNN, 30 Cambodian foods every visitor needs to try.  We are delighted to see that one-third of these dishes were made with lemongrass paste (Kroeung), which is one of our 

Spicy Jicama Slaw

Spicy Jicama Slaw

This spicy refreshing slaw is perfect served with grilled meats. Memory Lane Every time I come across fresh jicama, my mind flashes back to a moist, cold, rainy day in Cambodia; our house was filled with the aroma of pan fried fish and fresh Chrouk 

Caprese Cambodian Style

Caprese Cambodian Style

Turns out that Caprese salads work exceptionally well with Tuk Meric, the tangy and peppery sauce used throughout Cambodia. Mediterranean Cambodian fusion is a thing!

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemongrass

Roasted Brussels Sprouts with Lemongrass

Pan roasted Brussels sprouts lightly marinated with Angkor Lemongrass paste and balsamic vinegar.  A perfect side dish for your holiday meals.

Grilled Lemongrass Chicken

Grilled Lemongrass Chicken

The go-to dish for those who love lemongrass. This flavorful chicken is wonderful with fresh chilled pickled veggies and steamed rice. Simple and delicious, perfect for summer time outdoor grilling or warming up your kitchen with winter time broiling.

Spring Rolls with Tamarind Sauce

Spring Rolls with Tamarind Sauce

Satisfying appetizer rolled in rice paper with shrimp, rice vermicelli, with assorted vegetables, sprouts and herbs. Served with authentic Cambodian tamarind sauce.

Tamarind Clams

Tamarind Clams

Clams sautéed in a natural, rich and velvety tamarind sauce with roasted garlic.

Steak and Salad

Steak and Salad

A Cambodian favorite! Refreshing lime and Kampot pepper dressing lightens up caramelized pieces of steak into a mouth-watering main dish. Likely influenced by French cuisine during the French colonial days.

Lemongrass Chicken Stir-Fry

Lemongrass Chicken Stir-Fry

Chicken stir-fried in authentic Cambodian lemongrass paste, with chili, onion, and hot basil.

Tom Kha Soup

Tom Kha Soup

Similar to Cambodian Somlaw M’Chu Ktis this popular Thai soup is easy to make using Angkor Lemongrass Paste (Kroeung) Tom Kah soup with cilantro, button mushrooms and Fresno chili

Cambodian White Sauce

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

Green Mango Salsa

Green Mango Salsa

Sweet and sour salsa with green mango aroma and savory flavor is a perfect pairing with grilled meats.

Kabocha Pumpkin Soup

Kabocha Pumpkin Soup

This pumpkin soup has smooth and nutty flavor and texture with a hint of spiciness. It’s a hearty soup loaded with healthy ingredients. Perfect for your family and your health. Prepared with Cambodian flare, the recipe uses coconut cream instead of dairy cream.

Freshly Pickled Vegetables

Freshly Pickled Vegetables

Sweet and sour sliced or shredded vegetables can be quickly prepared as a side dish to enjoy with may grilled or BBQ meats.