Fish ball and Cucumber Soup

Fish ball and Cucumber Soup



Calories in serving



30 min


45 min

Fish ball with cucumber soup is delicious Khmer country food. It is one of the best Asian recipes in South East Asia. Cambodian people like  to prefer cooking this kind of food for serving their family and friends. Let’s start to make Fish ball and Cucumber Soup with me. To learn more Cambodian recipes Please visit: Cambodian Cooking


Fresh or frozen grounded fish paste (sold at most Asian market)0.50 kg
Tablespoons fish sauce2
Tablespoon sugar½
Teaspoon black pepper¼
Tablespoon vegetable oil1
Stalks green onions, chopped2
Cups of water4
Tablespoon fish sauce1
Tablespoon of sugar½
Teaspoon of salt½
Large cucumber, cut in half and sliced3
Stalk chopped green onion1
handful of chopped fresh cilantroA
dash of black pepperA
Authentic Khmer soup (with pahok)when water boiled add:For
Cup fresh or frozen minced lemon grass¼
Tablespoon creamy style pickle fish (pahok)½
Tablespoon roasted rice powder1

Directions to make Fish ball and Cucumber Soup

  1. In a large bowl, mix grounded fish paste with fish sauce, sugar, black pepper, oil and green onion together, mix well, dips your hand in water to prevent sticking, take some marinated grounded fish rolls in to small ball,when done set a side.
  2. Cook water in a soup pot till water bubbling, carefully drops fishballs in to boiling water, stirs.
  3. Seasoning soup with fish sauce, sugar and salt, stirs well.
  4. Add cucumber and cook it for about 5 minutes.
  5. Top with green onion, cilantro and black pepper.
  6. Serve hot with rice or with hot crusty bread.
  7. Note:If you like pahok add lemon grass when you boiled water.
  8. Add pahok and roasted rice powder when you seasoning soup.
  9. Add cucumber and cook 5 minutes, top with green onion and black pepper.

Enjoy it with me

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