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Poat Dot – Cambodian Grilled Corn

This is the easiest Khmer dish and everyone can do it!  It’s so popular in Cambodia….Go to the lesson together now 😀 


– 6 ears

corn, husks and silk removed  

– 2 tablespoons

vegetable oil

– 2 tablespoons

fish sauce 

– 2 tablespoons


– 1 1/2 tablespoons


– 1 teaspoon


– 2

green onions, white parts only, thinly sliced 

– vegetable oil, for brushing
– Prepare charcoal grill or preheat an ungreased cast-iron skillet over medium heat.

– Very lightly brush the corn with oil and set on the grill rack or in the skillet.

– Cook, turning every 2-3 minutes, until the kernels are tender and nicely charred, 12-15 minutes total; keep warm.
– Meanwhile, in a bowl stir together the fish sauce, water, sugar and salt until it is dissolved.
– Heat the 2 tbsp oil in a saucepan over medium heat until very hot but not smoking.

– Carefully pour liquid mixture in (it
may sputter a bit so watch out); add the green onions and simmer  until
the sauce begins to thicken, about 30 seconds; remove from heat and
– Brush cooked corn with the sauce and serve.

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