Cucumber Salad with Dried Fish

November 11, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Cucumber Salad with Dried Fish

Khmer is beautiful rich soil with abundant seafood. Cambodia is world famous for produces the best fish sauce and fresh and dried seafood. Cucumber salad with grilled dried salty fish is delicious Khmer food.


2 large dried salty fish (ngiet trey ca-tho), soaked in warm water, rinsed and drained
2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
1 clove of garlic, minced
2 hot chili pepper, minced (option)
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
2 large cucumber, peeled and slices thin
1/2 cup chopped fresh mix herbs; mint sweet basil leaves or cilantro

Directions to make Cucumber Salad with Dried Fish

  1. Cook dried fish on hot grill. When fish cooked, removed fish bones and shredded fish meat to small pieces, set a side.
  2. In a small bowl, mix lime juice with garlic, hot chili pepper, sugar and salt together, mix well.
  3. Put sliced cucumber in a large bowl, add shredded dried fish meat and fresh mix herbs, pour prepared lime sauce over, mix well and serve immediately.
  4. Khmer people prefers this cucumber salad with rice, vegetables and tamarind sauce.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Green Mango Salad with Dried Fish

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 716

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏174g 63%
Total Fat ‏1g 1%
Saturated Fat ‏1g 5%
Dietary Fiber ‏35g 125%
Protein ‏7g 14%
Sodium ‏812mg 35%
Sugars ‏133g 266%


15 min


15 min




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