Beef Lok Lak is one of the Cambodian dishes that we really like. Since we haven’t had it for a while, I decided to make it tonight for dinner.
It is a beef stir fry served with steamed rice, fried egg, fresh salad, and dipped in a lime pepper sauce. It is easy to make and tasty.
For those who wish to try making Cambodian Beef Lok Lak, here’s my simple recipe.
Ingredients good for 3 servings:
- 500 grams of beef, cut into thin slice
- 4 tablespoons oyster sauce
- 4 tablespoons soy sauce
- 1 tablespoon lime juice
- 2 tablespoons of white sugar
- 1 tablespoon olive oil
- 3 garlic cloves, finely minced
- 1 teaspoon black ground pepper
Lime pepper sauce:
- juice of 2 lime
- 2 teaspoons ground black pepper
- 1 teaspoon salt
- 1 tablespoon water
Serving the Beef Loklak:
- 3 fried eggs
- 100 grams of iceberg lettuce or lettuce of choice
- 2 tomatoes, sliced
- 1 cucumber, peeled and cut into thin slice
- 1 spring onion, chopped
How to make Beef Lok Lak:
Step 1: In a large bowl, put in the beef. Add oyster sauce, soy sauce, olive oil, lime juice, white sugar, garlic and pepper. Mix thoroughly. Cover the bowl. Put it in the fridge and let it marinate for at least an hour.
Step 2: In a small mixing bowl, put in the ingredients for lime pepper sauce. Mix it thoroughly. Cover the bowl and refrigerate it until serving.
Step 3: Arrange the salad on a platter.
Step 4: In a sauté pan, heat up 2 table spoons of olive oil on a high heat. Add the marinated beef. Stir fry it for about 5 minutes or until it is cooked.
Step 5: Once cooked, serve the Beef Lok Lak with fresh salad, steamed rice and lime pepper sauce. Share and enjoy!