Khmer Chicken Spring Roll

November 23, 2022  Cambodian Chef Avatar
Khmer Chicken Spring Roll

Khmer Chicken Spring Roll: An Effortless Delight

Embark on a culinary journey with the delightful Khmer Chicken Spring Roll, a recipe that effortlessly combines ease of preparation with exquisite flavors. Whether crafted with fresh-grounded turkey or chicken, this dish promises a symphony of tastes and textures that will tantalize your taste buds. The combination of grounded meat, aromatic garlic, onions, shredded cabbage, and carrots creates a filling that is as simple to make as it is delicious.

A Symphony of Flavors

The key to the Khmer Chicken Spring Roll’s appeal lies in the meticulous blending of fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar, and black pepper. These ingredients work in harmony to elevate the savory notes of the meat filling, adding layers of complexity to every bite. The ease of preparation makes this recipe accessible to all, while the result is a dish that transcends simplicity, offering a symphony of flavors.

Artful Wrapping and Frying Precision

Crafting these spring rolls involves an artful wrapping process, where each shell is gently separated before being filled with the flavorful mixture. The tight rolling technique ensures that the delicious filling is securely encased. The final step includes a precise deep-frying process, with the spring rolls immersed in vegetable oil until achieving a golden-brown perfection. The crispy exterior complements the succulent interior, creating a delightful contrast.

Versatile Serving Suggestions

The Khmer Chicken Spring Roll is a versatile dish that can be enjoyed on various occasions. Whether served as an appetizer or as part of a larger meal, its simplicity and deliciousness make it a crowd-pleaser. For an elegant presentation, serve the spring rolls hot with a side of lettuce, mint, or a mix of herbs, accompanied by a sweet fish sauce dipping. This recipe invites both novice and seasoned cooks to savor the essence of Khmer cuisine with minimal effort and maximum satisfaction.


1/2 lb (225 gram) of fresh grounded turkey or chicken
1 cup of chopped yellow onion
3 cloves of minced garlic
2 cups of shredded cabbage
1 cup of shredded carrot
1 tablespoon of fish sauce
1 tablespoon of soy sauce
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of black pepper
1 package, 25 pieces of spring roll shells
1 egg, use egg white only
6 cups of vegetable oil to fry spring rolls

Directions to make Khmer Chicken Spring Roll

  1. In a large bowl, mixed grounded meat with onion, garlic, cabbage and carrot together, add fish sauce, soy sauce, sugar and black pepper, mixed well and set it aside.
  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.
  5. If you haven’t made spring roll before, look at the back of the covered spring roll pastry package it has illustrated instruction for you to follow.
  6. Heat oil in a large skillet or wok in medium temperature.
  7. When oil hot, deep fry spring roll till it golden brown.
  8. Removed spring roll, rest it up right in a colander covered with paper towel to drained excessive oil.

Serve hot with lettuce, mint or mix herbs and sweet fish sauce dipping.

Related Recipe: Khmer Vegetarian Spring Roll

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 304

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏24g 9%
Cholesterol ‏169mg 56%
Total Fat ‏9g 12%
Saturated Fat ‏2g 10%
Dietary Fiber ‏4g 14%
Protein ‏39g 78%
Sodium ‏1302mg 57%
Sugars ‏14g 28%


30 min


30 min




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