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Ng Soon Kee’s fish soup and braised duck sells delicious fish soup for $3

Ng Soon Kee Fish Soup & Braised Duck has $3 fish porridge

It’s hard to find a fish soup priced under $5 these days, but we recently unearthed a hidden gem that offers just that: Ng Soon Kee Fish Porridge & Braised Duck.

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This heritage stand is located in East Market and Geylang Food Center. It has been open since 1958 and is run by an elderly couple. Due to their age and the fact that they are all fresh, a little patience is required. Expect to wait up to 45 minutes for your order to arrive, but know it’s worth it!

ng soon kee sliced ​​fish soup
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There are four courses on the menu, with prices starting at $3. $5, $8, $10and $15 options are also available. The most popular item is their Sliced ​​fish soup, which you can also enjoy as a porridge. Thick slices of fresh horse mackerel are served in a fish broth boiled for hours with pickled vegetables, ginger and greens – light, sweet and far from stingy in flavor.

If the fish head is your favorite cut, it is also available. Alternatively, they also have a fish roe option, which comes with a thicker white broth.

ng soon kee braised duck
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They also have a selection of braised duck offerings, which you can have as a side dish or with porridge. The braised zhup is both savory and herbal, making it a surprisingly good accompaniment to the light flavors of their fish soup and a bowl of white rice ($0.30).

You have the choice between meat or wing. Alternatively, duck entrails are also available from $0.70 a piece, with options such as liver and stomach. You can also get braised duck tongue every Wednesday.

ng soon fish soup kee aljunied
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Queues can also be long during mealtimes, so if that’s a problem, you can call ahead to order takeout via the phone number below.

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Check out our guide to famous fish soup stalls in Singapore for more dishes like this. Alternatively, also read our behind the scenes of Bukit Merah View Carrot Cake, a legendary stand that has been around since the 1950s.

Address: 117 Aljunied Ave 2, #01-11, Singapore 380117
Opening hours: Wed-Sat 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.
Such : 9819 9822
Ng Soon Kee is not a halal certified restaurant, but they do not serve or use pork or lard.

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Featured image adapted from @ivanbotakyong and @shhungercures

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