Easy Khmer Salmon Salad

January 30, 2023  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Easy Khmer Salmon Salad

You need fresh salmon to do this Easy Khmer Salmon Salad for the best taste. As many Asian make fish salad they usually make it raw by squeeze it with lime juice, but for this recipe do not use raw fish . Do not mix the salad until you ready to eat, you can make everything ahead of time and refrigerate but as soon as you mix the salad you have to eat it. This recipe needs to be salty sour and very spicy.


2 tablespoon of Roasted Rice
2 tablespoon of minced lemongrass with kaffir lime leaves
Julienne the following vegetables
1/4 cup of red bell pepper
1/4 cup of yellow bell pepper
1/4 cup of red or white onion
1/4 cup of cucumber or Thai round eggplant

Herbs for the salad

1/2 cup of mints
1/2 cup of cilantro
1/2 cup of Vietnamese mint
1/2 cup of Thai Basil

For the dressing

1 tablespoon of minced shallots
1 tablespoon of minced garlic
2 limes juice
4 to 5 tablespoon of fish sauce
1 tablespoon of sugar more or less up to you
5 fresh Thai chilies minced
Mix the dressing half an hour ahead for the flavor

Directions to make Easy Khmer Salmon Salad

  1. Half of small fresh salmon no bone thinly slices set aside in a bowl
  2. Bring a pot of water to a boil then pour it over the salmon let it sit just for 50 second drains the water out set aside. (Make sure you handle the salmon gently or else the meat will be mushy.)
  3. When ready to serve put the salmon and sprinkle roasted rice and lemongrass in a salad bowl then add half of the dressing to it
  4. Next add all the vegetables and more dressing if needed (do handle it gently when you mix the salad)
  5. Garnish with herbs mix and serve.



Related Recipe: Cambodia Stir Fry Pork with Holy Basil

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Calories Per Serving: 183

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏41g 15%
Cholesterol ‏1mg 0%
Total Fat ‏2g 3%
Saturated Fat ‏1g 5%
Dietary Fiber ‏9g 32%
Protein ‏9g 18%
Sodium ‏5675mg 247%
Sugars ‏21g 42%


15 min


15 min




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