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Cambodian Sour Taro Stem with Chicken

Cambodian Sour Taro Stem with Chicken known as in Khmer Somlor Machou Kdat in English it is not taro, if anyone know let me know so I can write the na…ipe

Provided by: EasyRecipesCooking.com

Categories: Soup

Total time: 30 minutes

Prep time: 15 minutes

Cook time: 15 minutes

Yield: 1


1 small stalk of Kdat peel the outside skin off cut to bite size
4 cups of water (4 cup depending on how big Kdat stalk is)
1 chicken leg cut to bite size
2 cloves of smash garlic to float in the soup
1 stalk of lemongrass cut in 2 pieces smash to float in the soup
2 Kaffir lime leaves (to float in soup)
1 tablespoon of kroeung (this will help it taste better) optional
2 pieces of galangal smash to float in the soup if you use galangal in the kroeung you don’t have to add it
1 teaspoon of Knorr chicken powder
1 tablespoon of tamarind powder (do add more to your taste)
1 tablespoon of prohok (do add more to your taste)
A handful of holy basil for garnish (Mreas Prov)


  • Boil water in a soup pot until boiling add chicken cook until the chicken turn white add lemongrass, garlic,
  • Kaffir lime, galangal, cook until the chicken is almost done
  • Add kroeung, Kdat, Knorr chicken powder, Tamarind, prohok let it cook for few more minutes,
  • Taste your soup and adjust the flavor to your taste.
  • Turn the heat off and garnish with holy basil

Nutrition Facts:

ServingSize 1, Calories 340, CarbohydrateContent 16 g, CholesterolContent 105 mg, FatContent 16 g, SaturatedFatContent 5 g, FiberContent 1 g, ProteinContent 31 g, SodiumContent 1032 mg, SugarContent 5 g

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