Cambodian Food How To Make Cambodian Hot Tamarind Pork Chop (Sach Ko Ang Tirk Umpil)

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Nov. 30, 2016

This is Cambodian Grilled Hot Tamarind Pork Chop or Sach ko ang tirk umpil . This is a delicious way to grill pork or to even smoke pork with these lovely Cambodian flavors. Grilled pork chop with the flavors of the Khmer region. It is tangy, sweet, hot, spicy tamarind and lemon grass that is delicious. The recipe can be found below! Enjoy!


Water 1/4 Cup (4 tbs)
Garlic 4 Clove (20 gm) , minced
Green onion stalk 2 , minced (optional)
Lemon grass 1/4 Cup (4 tbs) , minced
Lime juice 2 Teaspoon
Sesame oil 2 Tablespoon
Tamarind concentrate 2 Tablespoon (use as per your liking)
Soy sauce 3 Tablespoon
Fish sauce 1 Teaspoon
Oyster sauce 1 Teaspoon (optional)
Sugar 3 Tablespoon
Rice wine 1 Teaspoon (optional)
Black pepper 1 Teaspoon
Chili peppers 4 , minced
Pork chop 9 Pound



1. In a small bowl, mix water with garlic, onion, lemon grass, tamarind juice, soy sauce, oil, sugar, salt, black pepper and chili pepper together.

2. Put steaks in a large bowl or container; pour and rubs prepared sauce on meat, covered container with lid and refrigerated over night or at least 4 hours or put your chops into a gallon freezer bag and pour in the marinade and let marinate for 4 hours to up to 24 hrs or more.

3. Cook meat on a hot grill, Gowise Turbo Airfryer XL, your own BBQ grill, or smoker.


4. Serve hot with rice.

Recipe Summary

Difficulty Level: Easy

Nutrition Facts

Serving size Complete recipe

Calories 5524Calories from Fat 1415

 % Daily Value*

Total Fat 157 g241.5%

Saturated Fat 45 g225%

Trans Fat 0 g


Sodium 5440 mg226.67%

Total Carbohydrates 70 g23.3%

Dietary Fiber 2 g8%

Sugars 49 g

Protein 904 g1808%

Vitamin A % Vitamin C %

Calcium % Iron %

*Based on a 2000 Calorie diet