Krek soup

សម្លម្ជូរក្រិក

Krek Soup is a traditional Cambodian dish, revered for its medicinal properties and its role in Khmer culinary heritage. Made from the krek fruit, also known as the gourd fruit, this soup is a harmonious blend of sour and spicy flavors, often enriched with local herbs and sometimes chicken or fish to add depth and nourishment.

The krek fruit's unique taste and health benefits, including aiding digestion and boosting immunity, make the soup a popular remedy and comfort food in Cambodia. Krek Soup exemplifies the Khmer cuisine's ingenuity in creating dishes that are not only flavorful but also beneficial to health, utilizing the natural bounty of Cambodia's rich ecosystem.

Origin: Siem Reap