Daikon Soup with Pork Hock

October 28, 2022  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Daikon Soup with Pork Hock

Daikon Soup with Pork Hock is a beloved and simple Cambodian recipe that delights the taste buds. This hearty dish, rich in flavor, is a favorite among Cambodians and is known for its deliciousness. Not only is it a culinary delight, but it’s also easy to prepare, making it accessible to both seasoned cooks and those new to the kitchen. The dish boasts a satisfyingly high calorie content, making it a comforting and substantial meal for those seeking a hearty culinary experience.

To recreate this delectable dish, you’ll need a handful of readily available ingredients. The main components include 2 lbs of pork hock, cut into 3-inch lengths, and 1 lb of daikon, peeled and cut into bite-sized cubes. These are combined with whole black pepper and water in a large soup pot, where the magic begins. The cooking process involves simmering the pork hock and daikon until the meat reaches a tender perfection. The addition of salt, sugar, and fish sauce imparts a well-balanced seasoning to the broth, creating a symphony of flavors. The final touch includes a garnish of chopped green onions and cilantro, adding a fresh and vibrant element to the dish.

To savor this delightful Daikon Soup with Pork Hock, simply serve it hot alongside rice. The culmination of tender pork hock, succulent daikon, and the aromatic infusion of black pepper creates a harmonious and satisfying meal. Whether you’re a fan of Cambodian cuisine or looking to explore new flavors, this recipe promises a culinary adventure that is both easy to undertake and immensely rewarding. Enjoy the heartiness and warmth of this dish as you delve into the world of Cambodian culinary delights.


2 lbs (900 gram) of pork hock, cut in to 3 inches length
1 lb (450 gram) of daikon, peeled and cut bite sizes cubes
1 tablespoon of whole black pepper
6 cups of water
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1 tablespoon of sugar
2 tablespoons of fish sauce
1 stalk green onion, chopped
A handful of chopped cilantro

Directions to make Daikon Soup with Pork Hock

  1. Put pork hocks , daikon, black pepper and water in a large soup pot and cook till meat tender.
  2. Seasoning soup with salt, sugar, and fish sauce, stirs well.
  3. Top with green onion and cilantro.

Serve hot with rice.

Enjoy it

Related Recipe: Pork Hock with Pickle Mustard Green Soup

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 1052

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏16g 6%
Cholesterol ‏417mg 139%
Total Fat ‏48g 62%
Saturated Fat ‏17g 85%
Dietary Fiber ‏5g 18%
Protein ‏134g 268%
Sodium ‏2329mg 101%
Sugars ‏11g 22%


30 min


15 min




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