A slightly different rice dish. Adjust the garlic and pepper according to your own taste. Keep in mind Kampot pepper is so flavorful it can quickly overwhelm the garlic. This can be made vegetarian by substituting the beef broth for water or vegetable broth.
Let shallots simmer 1 to 2 minutes in the olive oil, making sure they do not get golden.
Add the apple liqueur and reduce until almost all liquid has evaporated.
Add chicken stock and let reduce to half.
Remove husks and silk from corn.
In bowl, stir together fish sauce, water, sugar, salt and Kampot pepper.
In a saucepan, heat 2 tablespoons of oil until very hot but not smoking. Carefully pour in fish sauce mixture (watch out it will splatter).