Cucumber Salad with Chicken Gizzards

November 11, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Cucumber Salad with Chicken Gizzards

Boiled chicken gizzards with crisp cucumber, carrot, mix herbs, bean-thread noodles and vinaigrette sauce is Khmer food. This delicious Cucumber Salad with Chicken Gizzards is great for appetizer (mahope sar) or with rice.


1 lb (450 gram) of chicken gizzards, cleaned each one well, drained
1/3 cup of white vinegar
6 cups of water
3 tablespoons of sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of fish sauce
2 stalks of green onion, chopped
1 small package (approx 1.7 oz or 50 gram) of bean thread noodles
3 fresh cucumbers, peeled, seeded and julienne
3 carrots, peeled and shredded
1 cup of chopped fresh herbs; ( mint, sweet basil leaves and cilantro)
1/2 cup of unsalted roasted peanut or honey roasted peanut

Directions to make Cucumber Salad with Chicken Gizzards

  1. Put chicken gizzards and water in a small pot and boiled till gizzard tender (but not over cook), drained, sliced gizzards thin and set a side.
  2. In a small bowl, mix vinegar with sugar, salt and fish sauce, mix well, add green onion, stirs well and set it a side.
  3. Soaked bean thread noodle in hot water for 5 minutes, drained and cut an inch in length.
  4. In a large bowl, mix noodle with cucumber, carrots, herbs and gizzards together, add prepared vinaigrette sauce, mix well.
  5. Top with roasted peanut before serve.

Serve as appetizer (mahope sar) or with rice along with ginger sauce.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Cornish Hen with Green Papaya Salad

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 403

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏78g 28%
Cholesterol ‏120mg 40%
Total Fat ‏6g 8%
Saturated Fat ‏1g 5%
Dietary Fiber ‏12g 43%
Protein ‏17g 34%
Sodium ‏1998mg 87%
Sugars ‏31g 62%


15 min


30 min




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