Special Cambodia Red Chicken Curry

Special Cambodia Red Chicken Curry



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30 min


45 min

Special Cambodia Red Chicken Curry is one of the most delicious Asian recipes. People in Cambodia like cooking this food in big events only.

As it name, this food looks totally red. However, Khmer red curry is as not as spicy as in Thailand, so it is much easier to enjoy.

Khmer red curry is kind of coconut-milk-based, made from beef, chicken or fish, eggplant, green beans, potatoes, fresh coconut milk, lemon grass and kroeung. To fulfill the food, Cambodians often serve Khmer red curry with bread. Bread is soft and sweet while curry is salty and spicy, which is such a perfect combination. This delicious food is traditionally served at special occasions in Cambodia such as weddings, family gathering and religious holiday such as Pchum Ben or Ancestor’s Day to show honor to their ancestors.

Chicken Curry made with red curry paste, coconut milk and cooked in one pan. This chicken curry recipe is fast, easy to make, tasty and great as family dinner!


chicken marylands cut into chunky pieces with bones2
teaspoon vegetable oil3
teaspoon red kreoung paste2
teaspoon shrimp paste1
teaspoon fish sauce3
teaspoon palm sugar2
teaspoon salt1
cup coconut milk/cream1
cups water3
brown onions cut into quarters2
snake beans cut into 2 inch pieces4
small aubergine cut lengthwise into 2 inch pieces1
sweet potato1
white potato1

Directions to make Special Cambodia Red Chicken Curry

  1. In a large heated pot, add oil and kroeung paste. Stir for 1 min on medium temperature.
  2. Add Cambodia village chicken and half the coconut. Cook for 2 mins.
  3. Add potatoes, beans, aubergine and onion. Stir well.
  4. Add water, remaining coconut and season with fish sauce, salt and sugar. Stir to combine and let it simmer for 20 mins on low temperature.


Serve hot with rice vermicelli noodles or sliced french style baguette. Enjoy chicken curry with me

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