Shrimp and Yu Choy Soup

Shrimp and Yu Choy Soup



Calories in serving



30 min


45 min

Shrimp with crisp yu choy (Chinese flowering cabbage) soup is delicious Khmer  country food. It is one of the best Asian recipes in South East Asia. Cambodian people like  to prefer cooking this kind of food for serving their family and friends.


Shrimp,peeled and chopped 0.25 kg
Stalks green onion, chopped 2
Tablespoon sugar 1
Tablespoons fish sauce ( if use with pickle or fermented fish add only 1 tablespoon fish sauce) 2
Teaspoon black pepper ¼
Cups water 4
Tablespoons minced fresh or frozen lemon grass 2
yu choy, cut 3 inches in length,washed, rinsed 0.45 kg
Tablespoon pickle fish (pahok) or fermented fish (mam) ( option) 1
Tablespoons roasted rice powder 2

Directions to make Shrimp and Yu Choy Soup

  1. In a small bowl, mix shrimp with green onion, sugar, fish sauce and black pepper together, set it a side.
  2. Put water and lemon grass in a soup pot, cook till water boiling.
  3. Put yu choy to boiling water, cook till yu choy tender.
  4. Add marinated shrimp and cook till shrimp turns darker pink color.
  5. Add *pahok* or *mam* and roasted rice powder. (option)
  6. Serve hot with rice.

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