Asian Food Primer: Cambodian Food

Updated February 21, 2017 | Factmonster Staff
by David Johnson

The small Southeast Asian nation of Cambodia enjoys a rich variety of seafood from the ocean, the Mekong River, and the Tonle Sap Lake. Chopsticks are generally used.

Common ingredients:

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seafood (especially squid), rice, sweet potatoes, coconuts, pineapple, onions, chili peppers, oranges, bananas, tomatoes, corn

Popular dishes:

stir-fried squid, steamed or fried rice with fish, roasted sunflower seeds, fish paste, fish sauces

More Information:

Map of Cambodia

Asian Foods Guide

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