Cambodian Style Salmon Dip

November 24, 2020  Cambodia Recipe Avatar
Cambodian Style Salmon Dip

This Cambodian Style Salmon Dip is a popular food in Southeast Asia, all you have to do is bake the fish and get all the fresh herbs and fresh lettuce to wrap with the fish. To bake Salmon don’t bake it with salt or pepper like what most people do in Asia, but bake it with butter and brown sugar this will help the flavor of Salmon.


1/2 of clean fresh Salmon wrap in foil with few sliced of butter
2 to 3 tablespoon of brown sugar
1 tablespoon of Fried shallots add to the dressing before serving
1 tablespoon of Roasted peanut add to the dressing before serving

For the vegetables platter

Any kind of lettuce you like or water crests
Lot of herbs like mints, Vietnamese mints, Thai basil, cilantro ect
Fresh cucumber sliced
Fresh bean sprouts

For the Tamarind Dressing

1/2 cup of sugar (more or less up to you)
1/2 cup of fish sauce use 3 crabs fish sauce is best
1/2 cup of boiling water (let it cool before you mix it)
3 cloves of minced garlic
2 shallots thinly sliced
1/4 cup of tamarind concentrate (do adjust to your test of sourness)
3 Thai chilies minced
Mix everything together in a bowl, taste and adjust the flavor. Set aside

For lime dressing

1/2 cup of sugar
1/2 cup of boiling water
1/2 cup of fish sauce
2 limes juice adjust the sourness to your liking.
3 Thai Chilies more or less up to you.
3 cloves of minced garlic
Mix everything together in a bowl, adjust the flavor

Directions to make Cambodian Style Salmon Dip

  1. Mix everything together in a bowl, adjust the flavor (most dressing will taste better after few hours)
  2. When ready to serve arrange all the lettuce, herbs, and cucumber on a serving platter.
  3. Wrap cooked Salmon with lettuce, herbs, and cucumber dip in the dressing and enjoy! Southeast Asian serve this recipe with cooked rice.
  4. Make sure you add fried shallots and Roasted Peanut to the dressing



Related Recipe: Cambodian Style Salmon Cake

Nutrition Facts

Serving Size: 2

Calories Per Serving: 516

% Daily Value
Total Carbohydrate ‏117g 43%
Total Fat ‏6g 8%
Saturated Fat ‏1g 5%
Dietary Fiber ‏17g 61%
Protein ‏12g 24%
Sodium ‏5621mg 244%
Sugars ‏97g 194%


15 min


30 min




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