Num anksom chrouk chien .
(Fried stick rice cake with pork.)
Traditionally several times a year Khmer Krom makes num anksom chrouk (sticky rice cake with pork)for food offerings.
Every year, on Bon Chol Chnam(Cambodian New Year), Bon Pchum Ben( Ancestors memorial day), or other Khmer religious holidays, we always ended up with all kind of sticky rice cakes left over. Those left over sticky rice cake with pork we re-cook by sliced the cake thin, and pan-fried till golden crispy. Most of us like to eats fried sticky rice cake wraps in lettuce, mix herbs and then dips in sweet fish sauce. Yummy!
- Ingredients :
- 1 or 2 Sticky rice cakes with pork
- 2 Cloves garlic, minced
- ¼ Teaspoon salt
- 3 Tablespoons vegetable oil
- Roman lettuce or your choice of lettuce
- Mint leaves or your choice of mix herbs
- Procedures :
Removed banana leaves from sticky rice cake.
Sliced rice cake in to thin pieces, cross wide.
Rubs garlic on each slices of sticky rice cake and sprinkles it with salt.
Pre-heat non-stick skillet or wok with medium high temperature.
When skillet is hot, add half amount oil, pan fried each piece sticky rice till it crispy on bottom side.
Turns the bottom side up, add the remaining cooking oil, and cook till both sides golden crispy.
Serve hot or warm with lettuce, mix herbs and sweet fish sauce.
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