Khmer Beef Spring Roll

November 23, 2022  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Khmer Beef Spring Roll

Khmer Beef Spring Roll: A Luxurious Khmer Delight

Indulge in the luxurious flavors of Khmer Beef Spring Roll with Jicama, a delectable Khmer appetizer that elevates the dining experience. In Cambodia, this particular spring roll is considered a delicacy, reserved for special occasions due to the higher cost of beef. The combination of lean grounded beef, minced garlic, diced yellow onion, and jicama creates a savory filling that promises a taste of luxury in every bite.

Elevated Ingredients for Culinary Excellence

The recipe calls for a selection of elevated ingredients, including soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, cornstarch, and black pepper, which are masterfully blended to enhance the richness of the beef filling. The meticulous preparation involves mixing these ingredients with the grounded beef, garlic, onion, and jicama. This flavorful concoction is then carefully encased within the delicate layers of a spring roll pastry shell, showcasing the artistry of Khmer culinary traditions.

Artful Wrapping and Frying Perfection

Crafting the Khmer Beef Spring Roll involves an artful wrapping technique, where each shell is gently pulled apart before being filled with the savory mixture. The tight and secure rolling process ensures that the flavors are sealed within. Subsequently, the spring rolls are deep-fried to perfection in vegetable oil, creating a crispy exterior that contrasts with the succulent beef filling. The result is a harmonious blend of textures and flavors.

A Simple Culinary Pleasure

The culmination of this culinary journey is a simple yet delightful dish that can be enjoyed as an appetizer or a feature in special gatherings. The appeal lies not only in the rich and savory beef filling but also in the cultural significance of savoring this dish on special occasions. Khmer Beef Spring Roll with Jicama offers a taste of luxury, inviting food enthusiasts to relish the nuances of Khmer cuisine in every satisfying bite.


1 lb (450 gram) of lean grounded beef
2 cloves of garlic, minced
1 cup of diced yellow onion
1 cup of diced jicima
1 tablespoon of sugar
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of oyster sauce
1 tablespoon of fish sauce
1 teaspoon of cornstarch
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1 package, 50 pieces of spring roll pastry shells
1 Egg, egg white only
6 cups of vegetable oil for deep fry

Directions to make Khmer Beef Spring Roll

  1. In a large bowl , mixed grounded beef with garlic, onion and jicima together, add sugar, soy sauce, oyster sauce, fish sauce, corn starch and black pepper, mix well and set it a side.
  2. Gentle pulls out each spring roll shell to separate from other shells.
  3. Lay one sheet flat on a cutting board or plate, spoons some meat filling and put on 1/3 of the shell.
  4. Wrap meat filling in spring roll shell, roll it tight and seal the end with egg white. Continue to make spring roll till filling gone.

Please Enjoy

Related Recipe: Khmer Chicken Spring Roll

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 533

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏15g 5%
Cholesterol ‏284mg 95%
Total Fat ‏20g 26%
Saturated Fat ‏9g 45%
Dietary Fiber ‏2g 7%
Protein ‏71g 142%
Sodium ‏1427mg 62%
Sugars ‏9g 18%


30 min


30 min




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