Opo Squash with Fish Soup

Opo Squash with Fish Soup



Calories in serving



30 min


45 min

Delicious opo squash soup with fish is authentic recipe from Cambodia. Opo squash taste resembling to zucchini, that you either love it or hated it. Belongs to the gourd family, one of the opo squash varieties shaped like bottle, which old Khmer tale said it contains a pure black magic potion. Due to that reason , many religious and superstitious Khmer do not eat Opo squash. Because of their beliefs that religion and black magic do not mix. It is one of the best Asian recipes in South East Asia. Cambodian people like  to prefer cooking this kind of food for serving their family and friends. To learn more Cambodian recipes Please visit: Cambodian Cooking


Cups water4
Whole medium size trout or catfish, cleaned and cut chunk1
Opo squash, peeled and sliced0.90 kg
Tablespoons roasted rice powder2
Tablespoons fish sauce2
Tablespoon sugar1
Stalks green onion, chopped2
Teaspoon black pepper½

Directions to make Opo Squash with Fish Soup

  1. Put water in a soup pot, cook till water bubbling, add fish and opo squash to boiling water, cook till fish tender.
  2. Seasoning with roasted rice powder, fish sauce and sugar.
  3. Top with green onion and black pepper.
  4. Serve hot with rice.

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