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Chin Baung and Fish Soup


  • 1 large bunch chin baung, de-stemmed and chopped.
  • 4 cups water
  • 1/4 cup olive oil
  • 2 shallots
  • 1 small bunch Chinese long beans cut into 1″ lengths.
  • 1 1/2 cups fish (tilapia, shrimp, or other meat of choice).
  • 1 teaspoon seasoning sauce
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce


  1. Bring water to a boil in soup pot.
  2. In a small pan heat the oil and fry the shallots until translucent.
  3. Add them to the water.
  4. Place the fish or meat of choice into pan and fry till done, then add to soup as well.
  5. Put chin baung, long beans and spices into soup, cook till greens are wilted.