Banana Flowers with Coconut Chicken

June 1, 2017  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Banana Flowers with Coconut Chicken

Banana Flowers with Coconut Chicken and coconut milk with a touch of *pahok* pickle fish is Khmer Krom country food. It is simple and delicious.


2 tablespoons of vegetable oil
3 cloves garlic, minced
1 small yellow onion, chopped
3 large chicken thighs, de-bones and cut chunks bite sizes
2 tablespoons of fish sauce
1/2 tablespoon of sugar
1/4 teaspoon of black pepper
1/2 cup of coconut milk
2 cups of water
1 banana blossom,removes banana flowers, washed and drained
1 stalk fresh or frozen lemon grass , cut 3 inches in length
2 kaffir lime leaf
4 chopped hot chili pepper, or to your taste(option)
1 tablespoon of creamy pickle fish paste

Directions to make Banana Flowers with Coconut Chicken

  1. Pre-heat a soup pot.
  2. When soup pot is hot, add oil, garlic, onion and chicken, stirs well.
  3. Add fish sauce, sugar, black pepper, coconut milk and water, stirs well.
  4. Add banana flowers, lemon grass, kaffir lime leaf, and chili pepper, simmering till the meat tender.
  5. Seasoning with *pahok* pickle fish.

Serve hot with rice.

Enjoy it with me


Related: Chicken with Preserved Lemon Soup

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 753

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏22.1g 8%
Cholesterol ‏195mg 65%
Total Fat ‏44.4g 57%
Saturated Fat ‏19.9g 100%
Dietary Fiber ‏2.5g 9%
Protein ‏67.6g 135%
Sodium ‏1624mg 71%
Sugars ‏7.6g 15%


30 min


30 min




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