White Yam with Pork Soup

October 19, 2022  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
White Yam with Pork Soup

Starchy white yam with grounded pork soup is delicious Khmer country food. This easy recipe is also very good with fillet basa fish or snakehead fish*trey tok*.


1/2 lb (255 gram) of grounded pork
1 tablespoons of fish sauce
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
2 stalks green onion, chopped
4 cups of water
1 lb (450 gram) of white yam, peeled and grated (approx 2 cups)
1 tablespoon of sugar
1/2 teaspoon of salt
6 fresh saw leaves herb *chee pala*, chopped

Directions to make White Yam with Pork Soup

  1. In a small bowl, mix grounded pork with 1 tablespoon fish sauce,black pepper and green onion. Mix well and set a side.
  2. Put water in a soup pot and cook till water bubbling boiled.
  3. Add prepared grounded pork and yam to boiling water and cook till yam tender. Stirs often.
  4. Seasoning with fish sauce, sugar and salt.
  5. Top with saw leaves herb.

Serve hot with rice.

Enjoy it


Related Recipe: Pork and Vegetable Soup

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 1

Calories Per Serving: 1054

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏140g 51%
Cholesterol ‏152mg 51%
Total Fat ‏33g 42%
Saturated Fat ‏12g 60%
Dietary Fiber ‏19g 68%
Protein ‏49g 98%
Sodium ‏2784mg 121%
Sugars ‏16g 32%


30 min


30 min




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