• 500g green beans, chopped into small pieces
  • 200g ground pork
  • 1 tbsp shrimp paste
  • 3 cups coconut milk
  • salt or fish sauce to taste
  • 12 pcs bird’s eye chili
  • pinch of sugar
  • 1 clove garlic, minced
  • 1 tbsp oil


  1. In a wok, sauté garlic in heated oil for a few seconds.
  2. Add ground pork and coconut milk. Simmer for 15 mins.
  3. Stir in shrimp paste, salt or fish sauce, pinch of sugar and bird’s eye chili.
  4. Bring to a boil, simmer some more to reduce sauce until thick.
  5. Add green beans and mix well until green beans is cooked but still a little bit crunchy.
  6. Turn off heat and serve with rice.