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


  • 5 tsp Senteurs d'Angkor lok lak spices
  • 700g beef (diced)
  • 2 tsp vegetable oil
  • 2 tsp soya sauce
  • 2 tsp ketchup
  • 1 tsp palm sugar or brown sugar
  • 5 cloves garlic (crushed)
  • 3 green limes


  1. Marinate the beef with soya sauce, sugar and ketchup for 30 mins. Heat the vegetable oil in a wok or non-stick skillet.

  2. Saute garlic until golden brown. Add the marinated beef and continue to stir-fry for 5-7 mins.

  3. For the dipping sauce: combine lok lak spices with freshly squeezed lime juice into a sauce bowl.

  4. Serve the beef with the dipping sauce, over lettuce leaves, sliced tomatoes, onions and cucumbers, accompanied with steam rice.