Normally Cambodian always eat fish, shrimp, salad and rice. The food that can mostly represent Cambodia is salad. After they wash the vegetable, they will put onion, ginger, garlic, pepper and coconut juice. It is not too sour or soo salty. Although their food taste like Thai food, they don’t have the sour and spicy like Thai food. It is sweeter. Here are the eight food recommend for your trip to Cambodia.
1. French Sandwich
Since Cambodia is from French colony before, they have many places they sell French bread and make it in sandwich. If you want to eat between meals times, this is a really good choice.
2. Curry Soup
If you want to try the spicy side of Asia country, you should try the one in Cambodia. All the soup they make in Cambodia are mix with Cambodia curry. This type of curry are extremely spicy. This dish you can try in Cambodia and you will not regret it.
3. Rice Noodles
Rice noodles is a really popular breakfast in Cambodia, because they will put in special sauce with lemon juice. This can make the soup taste much better. Only remember to try before 12pm since their rice noodle is only for breakfast.
4. Strew Fry Beef
This is a popular dish for local people. They use special sauce to fry with beef. The taste is especially amazing and the texture is amazing also. How they make is they will marinade the meat with different sauce, then will stir fry with different vegetable. After they finish cooking, they will put some lime juice to bring the taste out.
5. Fish with sour Soup
This dish is originally from Miao, Its super sour and spicy. They use pepper and many nutrition Chinese medicine to cook the soup. After that, they will use tomato soup. The good fish soup suppose is white color. If you put onion, yellow bean can make the taste even better.
They use fish, chicken and other materials wrapped in banana leaves and baked. Then, they add coconut milk, lemon leaves and a variety of vegetable and spices. At last, they use coconut shell to decorate the dish. It is a really traditional food from Cambodia.
7. Spring Roll
In Cambodia, they have 2 different types of spring roll. One look like the one from Vietnam. The skin is really thin that you can see through what’s inside. The other one is look like Chinese spring roll. They will fry it and dip with special sauce. It is delicious. For their traditional Khmer-style (Cambodian) spring rolls, they used chicken, fresh basil, bean sprouts, carrot, cucumber, green beans, garlic, and spring roll shells.
8. Cambodia Hotpot
The traditional Cambodia style hotpot use the pot, and they use different Chinese medicines and different spices. This style hotpot look like a Chinese hot pot. They will put meat in the hotpot and eat with vegetable when its cooked. Adding soup to the hot pot while the grill gets hot on top. Noodles and veggies can be seen on the side. The grill is on the top and as the meat grills it drains into the broth below where you cook veggies and noodles. Our mixed plate to grill included alligator meat and all other kinds of beef, pork, chicken and squid. We ordered a double portion and gobbled it all up.