Lok Lak

One of the national dishes of Cambodia; a basic and simple dish, but absolutely full of flavour.

August 2019 • Jules Verne

Serves 4-5


  • 3 tsp Senteurs d'Angkor curry spices
  • 500g meat (chicken/beef/pork)
  • 1 litre coconut milk
  • 100g shallots (chopped)
  • 200g carrots
  • 400g potatoes
  • 100g green beans
  • 200g onions
  • Pinch of salt


  1. Heat a glass of coconut milk, the curry spices and shallots in a sauce-pan for 10 mins.

  2. Add the meat and cook until the sauce thickens. Add carrots and potatoes, and cook for another 5 mins.

  3. Pour in the remaining coconut milk and cook until boiling. Add green beans and onions. Boil for aprx. 20 mins.

  4. Add salt to taste. Serve with hot rice.