Grounded Pork Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup

October 29, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Grounded Pork Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup

Bitter melon stuffed with grounded pork and bean thread noodle is delicious. This is one of Khmer favorite soups. Bitter melon has a sweet bitterly taste that our people like.


1 lb (450 gram) of grounded pork
2 stalks green onion, chopped
1 small individual package bean thread noodles, soaked in hot water, drained and chopped (approx 1 cup)
1 teaspoon of sugar
1 teaspoon of salt
1 teaspoon of fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1 large or 2 medium size bitter melon, cut bitter melon in half (cross wide)and removed seeds
8 cups of water

Directions to make Grounded Pork Stuffed Bitter Melon Soup

  1. In a large bowl, mix grounded pork with green onions, bean thread noodles, 1 teaspoon sugar, 1 teaspoon salt, 1 teaspoon fish sauce and ¼ teaspoon black pepper. Mix well.
  2. Stuffed pork stuffing in side bitter melon tube. If you have left over meat makes small meatballs.
  3. Put stuffed bitter melon and pour water in a large soup pot, cook till meat done and water reduce.
  4. Seasoning soup with 1 tablespoon sugar, ½ teaspoon salt and 2 tablespoons fish sauce.
  5. Top with green onion.

Serve hot with rice.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Grounded Pork Stuffed Cabbage Soup

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 584

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏31g 11%
Cholesterol ‏151mg 50%
Total Fat ‏33g 42%
Saturated Fat ‏12g 60%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏41g 82%
Sodium ‏1591mg 69%
Sugars ‏3g 6%


30 min


30 min




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