Nhoam lahong sach chrouk pakon.
(Green papaya salad with pork and shrimp)
Scrumptious green papaya salad with pork and shrimp is Khmer country food. Our people serves this green papaya salad for snack, appetizer *mahope sar* or with rice.
When you make sweet fish sauce for this salad make sure adjust fish sauce to your liking, if needed, add or decrease the ingredients to cater to your taste before pour sauce on salad.
- Ingredients :
- ½ lb Pork belly( unsalted bacon)*sach chrouk bey choen* in Khmer
- 3 Cups water
- ½ lb Medium shrimp
- 1 Large green papaya , approx 2 to 3 lbs, peeled, seeded and shredded, or 6 cups already shredded green papaya
- ½ Sweet onion, sliced
- A handful chopped mint or your choices of fresh herbs
- ½ Cup sweet fish sauce
- Procedures :
Put pork meat and water in a small pot, boiled till meat tender. Removed cooked pork meat, set a side to cool down before slices thin and set a side.
Cooked shrimp in same boiling water till shrimp turns darker pink color.
Pour cooked shrimp in a colander, rinsed with cold water, peeled, de-veins shrimp and set a side.
In a large bowl, put papaya, pork meat, shrimp, onion and mint together.
Pour sweet fish sauce over and mix well.
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