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cuisine in Cambodia

Cuisine in Cambodia

What can you expect from the cuisine in Cambodia? Our experts have some tips to share with you.

The cuisine of Cambodia has a wonderfully fresh approach and it has been influenced by the French during colonization, from Chinese immigrants, as well as its neighboring countries, Thailand and Vietnam. On one of our Cambodia trips, you can also expect Japanese and European cuisine in coastal towns, such as Sihanoukville, located in the southwest of the country. Naturally, the coast is renowned for its seafood.

Top Cambodia Travel Tips – Cuisine:

  • A typical Cambodian meal usually consists of soup, salad, a main fish dish, vegetables and rice. Meals are often completed with fresh fruits and delicious sticky rice.
  • Many restaurants in Cambodia provide rice for free.
  • Avoid tap water during your Cambodia tour. Bottled mineral water is best and your local guide or chauffeur is happy to help you with this.
  • Siem Reap’s street food culture can rival that of Ho Chi Minh City in neighboring Vietnam! Don’t miss the street food tour at night with our gastronomic expert.
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Cuisine in Cambodia – What to eat

  • Fish amok: steamed coconut fish in banana leaves
  • Amok chouk: snails with curry steamed in their shell
  • Samlor machu trey: sweet and sour soup with fish
  • Char kroeung sach ko: stir-fried lemongrass beef
  • Nom banh chok: Khmer noodles
  • Bai sach chrouk: grilled pork and broken rice
  • Lok lak: stir-fried beef in brown sauce
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