Pickle Fish Dipping Sauce

November 7, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Pickle Fish Dipping Sauce

Spicy pickle fish *pahok* dipping sauce is Khmer ethnic food. Delicious sauce for dipping with raw or cooked vegetables, fish or meat. Sauce is very important in most Khmer dish, therefor, it is very important to taste and adjust the sauce to your taste.


1 tablespoon of vegetable oil
2 cloves of garlic, minced
2 tablespoons of frozen or fresh minced lemon grass
3 chopped fresh hot chili pepper or to your taste(option)
1 cup of water
3 tablespoons of creamy style pickle fish paste*pahok*
1 tablespoon of sugar
2 tablespoons of fresh lime juice
1 teaspoon of Sambal Olekek chili paste
1/4 cup of crushed, roasted, unsalted peanut (option)

Directions to make Pickle Fish Dipping Sauce

  1. Heat up a small sauce pan.
  2. When sauce-pan is hot, add oil and garlic, stirs, add lemon grass and pepper, stirs well.
  3. Add water, pickle fish and sugar, stirs till sauce bubbling, removed sauce from heat, add lime juice and chili paste, stirs well.
  4. Top with peanut before serve.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Shrimp Paste Dipping Sauce

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 382

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏26g 9%
Cholesterol ‏3mg 1%
Total Fat ‏29g 37%
Saturated Fat ‏5g 25%
Dietary Fiber ‏5g 18%
Protein ‏11g 22%
Sodium ‏1114mg 48%
Sugars ‏15g 30%


15 min


15 min




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