Yellow Yam Soup with Pork Ribs

Yellow Yam Soup with Pork Ribs



Calories in serving



30 min


45 min

Yam is one of ancient Khmer vegetables, it is totally different to sweet potato which also calls yam in America. Yam is much larger than sweet potato, some yam weight over hundred pounds. Out side, yam has rough brownish skin which resembling to tree’s bark , inside is edible and comes with several colors; white, purple, yellow, and reddish. In Cambodia, the most popular colors yam is white and purple yam. In medicine, our people eats yam for treatments of skin rash, breathing problem such as asthma. Yam produces natural steroid, which our poor people need the energy for survive. 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. Let’s start to make Yellow Yam Soup with Pork Ribs with me.


Pork riblets, cut chunks bite sizes 0.45 kg
Cups water 5
Yellow yam peeled and cut to small cubes 0.75 kg
Stalk celery, chopped finely 1
Tablespoon fish sauce 1
Tablespoon sugar ½
Teaspoon salt ½
Teaspoon black pepper ¼
Stalks green onion,chopped 2

Directions to make Yellow Yam Soup with Pork Ribs

  1. Put pork riblets and water in a soup pot and cook till meat tender.
  2. Add yellow yam, celery and cook till yam tender.
  3. Seasoning with fish sauce, sugar, salt and black pepper.
  4. Top with green onion.
  5. Serve hot with rice

Enjoy it with me

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