Sweet Sour Pineapple Pork Ribs Soup

October 29, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Sweet Sour Pineapple Pork Ribs Soup

Sweet, sour and spicy pineapple soup with pork riblets is delicious Khmer food. It is one of the best Asian recipes in South East Asia.


2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
2 cloves garlic, chopped
2 lbs (900 gram) of pork riblets, cut to chunks
2 tablespoons of fresh or frozen minced lemon grass
1/2 teaspoon of salt
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1 small canned chunk pineapple or ½ fresh pineapple, cut chunks
2 Kaffir lime leaf
5 cups of water
2 stalks taro, peeled and sliced
2 cups of bean sprouts
1 tomato, sliced
1 tablespoon of Knorr tamarind powder
2 tablespoons of fish sauce
2 tablespoons of sugar
A handful of chopped fresh rice paddy herb, and saw leaf herb
2 chopped fresh chili pepper, or to your taste(option)

Directions  to make Sweet Sour Pineapple Pork Ribs Soup

  1. Pre-heat a soup pot, add oil and garlic when it hot.
  2. Saute’ garlic till light brown color then removed only toasted garlic and set it a side.
  3. Put pork riblets, lemon grass, salt and black pepper in to soup pot, stirs well.
  4. Add pineapple, kaffir lime leaf and water, and cook till pork riblets tender.
  5. Add taro stalks, bean sprouts and tomato.
  6. Seasoning soup with tamarind powder, sugar and fish sauce, stirs well.
  7. Top with fresh herbs, chili pepper and roasted garlic before serve.

Serve hot with rice.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Preserved Lime Soup with Roasted Pork

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 954

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏118g 43%
Cholesterol ‏80mg 27%
Total Fat ‏42g 54%
Saturated Fat ‏12g 60%
Dietary Fiber ‏13g 46%
Protein ‏33g 66%
Sodium ‏2795mg 122%
Sugars ‏32g 64%


30 min


14 min




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