Cambodian Bean Thread Noodle Soup

February 2, 2023  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Cambodian Bean Thread Noodle Soup

This Cambodian Bean Thread Noodle Soup is good for cold and flu and when it is cold outside it will help you feel better. You can add any kind of seafood for this recipe and any green vegetables you like to this soup.


1/2 cup of dried mushroom soak wash cut to bite size
1/2 cup of dried lily flowers soak wash cut in half
2 bunch bean thread noodle soak wash cut to small pieces
1 cup of chopped Napa Cabbage or Bok Choy or any Chinese green
1/2 onion thinly slice
4 oz of ground pork mix with 1 t of soy sauce and dash of pepper
10 shrimps wash clean and set aside
2 tablespoon of dried shrimps soak wash set aside
3 dried squids soak wash and cut into strips
3 garlic cloves minced or pound in mortar pestle to paste
1 small block of fresh tofu cube to bite size
1 pkg of wonton soup mix from Asian store
2 green onions chopped for garnish
1/4 cup of fresh dill for garnish (optional)
4 to 5 (14oz) can of chicken broth

Directions to make Cambodian Bean Thread Noodle Soup

  1. In a good size pot add all the chicken broth turn the heat on to medium high until the broth is boiling
  2. Add mini pork meat balls, squids, dried shrimps let it cook for few minutes until the meat ball float to the top
  3. Now add dried mushrooms, dried lily, onion, garlic paste and wonton soup mix, cook until the mushroom and lily is tender
  4. Add bean thread noodle to the soup mix, add tofu, fresh shrimps, and Napa Cabbage or any Chinese green let it boil, stir the soup until everything cook through if the soup is too thick add a bit of water to it
  5. Turn the heat off let it sit with lid open for 4 minutes before garnish with green onion and fresh dill.

Serve this soup with rice or just enjoy it as noodle soup

Note if you add more bean thread, it will become like noodle soup and it is good when you have a cold instead of making Pho that take too long you can make bean thread noodle soup for a cold night.

In Cambodian if you put potato or taro roots or bamboo shoots to this soup it is call somlor kdout or hot pot soup.



Related Recipe: Easy Vietnamese BBQ Pork

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 866

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏136g 49%
Cholesterol ‏570mg 190%
Saturated Fat ‏6g 30%
Dietary Fiber ‏3g 11%
Protein ‏63g 126%
Sodium ‏411mg 18%
Sugars ‏2g 4%


30 min


30 min




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