Top Snack Food In Siem Reap Market | Cruise Mekong River

Top Snack Food In Siem Reap Market

Delicious grilled pork skewers are served with sticky rice

If you are finding the oldest cuisine called “Khmer” in Asia, Cambodia will be your top destination. Its cuisine is famous for harmonious flavor and textures in each dish as well as elegant appearance. Furthermore, when tasting the food, you can feel the fresh, simple, and seasonal savor because all dishes have local spices, eatable flowers and fresh herbs. And if you have a chance to Siem Reap market for your journey to Cambodia, you should not miss top snack food that will engrave in your mind forever. Are you ready to find out them with me now? Take a look below now!  mekong river cruises

Grilled pork skewers

Delicious grilled pork skewers are served with sticky rice

Delicious grilled pork skewers are served with sticky rice -source: internet

One of the most addictive snack food that you can find anywhere in Siem Reap Market is bai sach chrouk. It is made from pork that has been marinated in garlic, salt, soy, pepper, and palm sugar. Each skewer is grilled on a charcoal-burner and then served on a bed of rice with a sweet, flavor pickle salad of cucumber or green papaya and carrot in palm sugar and vinegar. Additionally, if you don’t like pork, you can try sach koang which is made from beef. It will be marinated in a paste made from turmeric, lemongrass, garlic, kaffir lime, and galangal. After grilling, this dish is often served on a toasted buttered baguette or pickled salad. Just spend about 25 cents to $1 and then you will get a great meal for breakfast.

Smoky grilled sausage skewers

Yummy grilled sausages in Siem Reap Market

Yummy grilled sausages in Siem Reap Market -source: internet

Another great skewer that you should try is smoky grilled sausages. Due to Chinese influence, Cambodia has experienced its cuisine for a long time. That’s why locals extremely love the sweetness of sausages. Each small sausage balls is grilled on skewers and then served with a baguette or a salad. It’s a top snack food for the evening, and don’t forget to enjoy it together a glass of chilled Angkor beer to increase the flavor. private Vietnam tours

Pong tae koun (or called baby duck eggs)

Eating pong tae koan will be a special experience for travelers

Eating pong tae koan will be a special experience for travelers -source: internet

It’s not hard to find some women carrying a basket of baby duck eggs on their bike in the market. This dish is quite popular with Cambodians. Eating it is also an interesting experience. Firstly, you need to squeeze lime juice into salt and pepper. Then, break a hole in the egg. Remember this hole is big enough to fit the teaspoon. Finally, add the above mixture into the egg and enjoy. It’s tasty for sure.

Nom pao (or called steamed pork buns)

Eat nom pao for a snack time

Eat nom pao for a snack time -source: internet

For an afternoon snack, enjoying nom pao is a great idea. This small bun is filled with minced or peppery pork and egg to create a tasty flavor for each bite. Try to find some mobile vendors with large stainless steel steamers around the market and buy some for your snack time. Remember to eat them while they’re hot to feel the good savor in your mouth.

Travelers just spend a couple of bucks and then they can fulfill their stomach with top snack food in Siem Reap market. Are you hungry now? Put these delicious dishes into your plan to Cambodia and try to enjoy all of them in such a way that you can learn more about the influence of other countries on Cambodia’s cuisine. Siem Reap market, here we go!

 

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