Cambodian Fried Rice with Rainbow Trout

January 1, 2023  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Cambodian Fried Rice with Rainbow Trout

The Cambodian Fried Rice with Rainbow Trout is a delectable dish that effortlessly combines simplicity and rich flavors. This Khmer recipe, featuring rainbow trout as the star ingredient, provides a high-calorie option that is easy to prepare. Traditionally served as breakfast in Cambodia, this dish offers a unique twist to the typical lunchtime fare.

The ingredients for this delightful recipe include rainbow trout from Costco, flour, salt, black pepper, and Johnny’s garlic seasoning. The preparation involves coating the fish with a mixture of flour, salt, black pepper, and Johnny’s garlic, creating a crispy and flavorful exterior. The fish is then pan-fried in butter until both sides achieve a golden brown and crispy texture. Once done, the rainbow trout is taken out of the pan and allowed to cool slightly before serving.

To enhance the dish, the Cambodian Fried Rice with Rainbow Trout can be served with Tartar sauce and lime juice, accompanied by wild rice or brown rice. This addition complements the crispy texture of the fish with zesty and tangy flavors, creating a well-balanced and satisfying meal.

In conclusion, this Cambodian Fried Rice with Rainbow Trout offers a delightful departure from the usual breakfast options, showcasing the versatility of rainbow trout in Cambodian cuisine. The simplicity of the preparation, coupled with the rich flavors and crispy texture of the fish, makes this dish a delightful addition to any mealtime. Enjoy the unique blend of textures and flavors as you savor this Cambodian culinary creation.


1/2 rainbow trout from Costco
1 cup of flour
1 tsp of salt
½ tsp of black pepper
1 tsp of Johnny’s garlic

Directions to make Cambodian Fried Rice with Rainbow Trout

  1. In a nonstick fry pan add half cube of butter over medium heat till hot
  2. Coat the fish with the flour mixture
  3. Put one or 2 pieces of fish at the time to the fry pan
  4. Fry each side of fish till golden brown and crispy
  5. Then turn to the other side fry till it is done
  6. Take it out and let it cool a bit before serving

You can serve pan fried trout with Tartar sauce and lime juice with wild rice or brown rice

Thank you and enjoy it

Related Recipe: Khmer Italian Marinara Sauce

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Calories Per Serving: 588

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏95g 35%
Cholesterol ‏45mg 15%
Total Fat ‏9g 12%
Saturated Fat ‏2g 10%
Dietary Fiber ‏4g 14%
Protein ‏26g 52%
Sodium ‏2928mg 127%
Sugars ‏2g 4%


30 min


30 min




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