Bai Sach Chrouk is a traditional pork dish in Cambodia that is a sign of breakfast time. Packed with the savory flavors of the marinade and the pickles’ zesty flavor, this recipe will appeal to your taste buds at any time of day. In this dish, swapping in a lean pork cut significantly lowers the fat while still providing ample amounts of protein, zinc, iron, B vitamins, and potassium.
The dish is made up of pork, that is grilled and finely sliced, followed by rice and pickled vegetables. The marinade is a combination of coconut milk, garlic, palm sugar, soy sauce, fish sauce, lime, and Kampot pepper. It brings a unique flavor to the meat and gives the dish the individual identity. It also makes it possible to prepare a good caramelization.
Overall this dish is a crowd favorite across Cambodia. It can also be served with a fried egg to make it the ultimate breakfast meal. Read below to learn how to prepare this flavorful dish.
More About Cambodian Bai Sach Chrouk
This is a dish that is very popular for breakfast in Cambodia. Bai means rice in Cambodian and Sach Chrouk means pork. So the name literally translates to “rice pork.” Locals eat this dish by dipping their spoon into the accompanying bowl of broth before each bite of rice. Whatever way you eat this dish, it is sure to be a flavorful start to your day.
Cambodian cuisine appears to be simple in its ingredients. It has hints of influence from other cultures that have a profound impact on its culinary landscape, especially the rice industry. For more international recipes, click here.
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