Bring Six Senses Krabey Island Home with Num Ban Chok

November 22, 2022 by Hidden Doorways


Num Ban Chok Recipe | Photo Courtesy of Six Senses Krabey Island

As winter is around the corner, stay warm by making a Khmer favorite comfort dish, Num Ban Chok with Turmeric Broth – River Prawn, prepared by Six Senses Krabey Island’s culinary team. Be whisked away to Cambodia with every savory spoonful.

Preparing Num Ban Chok

Ingredients:

  • 50 grams of dried chili
  • 50 grams lemongrass slice
  • 15 grams garlic – peeled
  • 20 grams shallot – peeled
  • 5 grams kaffir lime
  • 50 grams of fresh turmeric
  • 30 grams galangal
  • 2 cinnamon quills
  • 10 grams of salt
  • 120 ml coconut cream
  • 5 tbsp fish sauce/ taste
  • 2 tbsp palm sugar
  • 300 ml fish stock
  • 20 grams of basil
  • 10 grams of coriander
  • 200 grams of River Prawn
  • 160 grams of Khmer Rice Noodles

Method:

  • Rough chop lemongrass, kaffir lime, peeled galangal, turmeric, garlic, and shallot. Blend in a Vitamix with coconut oil and salt until very fine.
  • Place into the medium-sized pot with a cinnamon quill. Sugar and salt and cook out slowly until aromatic. Add palm sugar and coconut cream, keep boiling.
  • Add fish stock and seasoning with fish sauce and salt to taste. Add peel and clean river prawn then cook the broth at the last minute before serving.
  • Rice noodles quickly blanch in hot water then take them out and drain well. Keep aside and allow to hold down.
  • A side of the plate to accompany Garden basil, Coriander, Cucumber, Green bean, Sesbania Flower, Banana blossom, Water lily, lime cheek, and Chili flake.

Enjoy!

 

Contact:

Six Senses Krabey Island 

Ream Commune
Preah Sihanouk Province 18000
P.O. Box 9553
Cambodia

Email: reservations-krabey@sixsenses.com

Website: https://www.sixsenses.com/en/resorts/krabey-island


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