Cambodian Lemongrass Fish

January 29, 2023  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Cambodian Lemongrass Fish

Lemongrass is one of the most flavorful herb and medicine use in Asia country. Lemongrass work for any kind of meat, fish or fresh salad, I use lemongrass for many of fish curry dish or just grill fish, and the flavor is very good with any kind of fresh pickle or salad.


1 to 2 trout clean, cut shallow, diagonal slits on both side for the marinate
1 to 2 stalk of lemongrass thinly sliced, white part only,
3 cloves of garlic
3 shallots
1 to 2 Thai chilies for spicy (optional)
1 thumb size galangal, thinly sliced
3 lime leaves thinly sliced
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 to 2 tablespoon of fish sauce

Directions to make Cambodian Lemongrass Fish

  1. In a mortar and pestle pound the lemongrass, garlic, shallots, galangal, chilies, lime leaves to paste
  2. In a large bowl marinade the fish with the lemongrass paste add sugar fish sauce and marinated for few hours.
  3. Grill or fry the fish until golden brown take it out let cool

Serve with Khmer Jrouk Spey (vegetable pickle), green mango salad, green tomato salad and with rice.



Related Recipe: Stir Fry Morning Glory

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 504

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏32g 12%
Cholesterol ‏136mg 45%
Total Fat ‏18g 23%
Saturated Fat ‏4g 20%
Dietary Fiber ‏3g 11%
Protein ‏54g 108%
Sodium ‏1969mg 86%
Sugars ‏10g 20%


30 min


15 min




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