Khmer Prahok Ktis Recipe

January 26, 2023  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Khmer Prahok Ktis Recipe

The Khmer Prahok Ktis Recipe is authentic Khmer food makes from fermented fish and minced pork. It is delicious and easy to make that is served with fresh crispy vegetables.


12 oz (350 gram) of ground pork
1/2 cup pea egg plants
5 garlic cloves
5 bird eye chilies
1 tablespoon of oil divides
1 cup of coconut milk (about 1 can) or less up to you
2 tablespoon of prahok (fermented fish)
1/4 cup of water
2 tablespoon of sugar or less up to you
2 tablespoon of kroeung (lemongrass, kaffir lime, galangal, Mexican dried chili)

Directions to make Khmer Prahok Ktis Recipe

  1. In a fry pan put 1 tablespoon of oil and fry garlic, chilies, pea aubergine eggplants till it is golden, take it out and set aside
  2. In a mortar pestle pound only garlic to paste, leave the eggplant and chilies for later
  3. In the same fry pan add the last 1 tablespoon of oil and fry ground pork till almost done
  4. Add garlic paste, coconut milk eggplants, chilies, kroeung stir well,
  5. Cook for few minutes
  6. Add sugar prahok continue to cook until the meat is done
  7. Adjust the flavor to your taste, turn the heat off.

Serve Prahok ktis with rice and vegetables on the side for dip
Note: Prahok Ktis will be thicker when it cool down



Related Recipe: Cambodian Beef Sour Soup Recipe

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 686

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏27g 10%
Cholesterol ‏124mg 41%
Total Fat ‏45g 58%
Saturated Fat ‏29g 145%
Dietary Fiber ‏5g 18%
Protein ‏50g 100%
Sodium ‏536mg 23%
Sugars ‏18g 36%


30 min


30 min




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