Cambodian Beef Loc Lac Recipe

October 21, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Cambodian Beef Loc Lac Recipe

Cambodian Beef Loc Lac Recipe was presented by a French Chef in 1800 in Vietnam; later it is call by the Vietnam Bo Loc Lac meaing tossing Beef or Shaking beef, and very popular in Vietnam and Cambodia. In Cambodia we serve Lok Lak with one fried egg on top, and lime pepper sauce for dipping.


2 lbs (900 gram) of good beef cube to bite size, marinate with 4 tablespoon of oyster sauce
2 tablespoon of sugar (more or less up to you)
2 tablespoon of fish sauce
4 tablespoon of minced garlic
2 tablespoon of thick soy sauce (dragon brand)
1 teaspoon of black pepper

For the vegetable platter

You need Romaine lettuce
And tomato (sliced)
1 green onion for garnish or cilantro
Wash and arrange the lettuce tomato on top like my picture
Lime Pepper dressing

One lime juice

Salt and pepper to your taste( I use fish sauce instead of salt)
1 garlic clove minced
Pinch of sugar (optional)
Lime Pepper dressing

Directions to make Cambodian Beef Loc Lac Recipe

  1. Marinate the meat with the above ingredients for at least 2 hours to give flavor to the meat
  2. When ready to cook heat 2 T of oil in a fry pan until hot then add marinated beef cook until the meat no longer pink to medium rare or well done up to you.
  3. Turn the heat off and let the meat rest for 5 minutes before put it on the bed of lettuce and sliced tomato.
  4. Garnish with cilantro or green onion.

Serve with rice.

Thank you and enjoy it.


Related Recipe: Fish Maw and Crab Soup

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Calories Per Serving: 1868

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏42g 15%
Cholesterol ‏811mg 270%
Total Fat ‏57g 73%
Saturated Fat ‏21g 105%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏282g 564%
Sodium ‏5624mg 245%
Sugars ‏26g 52%


15 min


15 min




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