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Sinigang Recipe


Estimated cooking and preparation time: 1 hour


Pork Sinigang Ingredients:

  • 3/4 kilo Pork, cut into chunks

  • 3 tomatoes, sliced

  • 2 onions, diced

  • 5 cloves of garlic, minced

  • 100 grams Kangkong (river spinach)

  • 100 grams String beans

  • 2 pieces horse radishes, sliced

  • 3 pieces gabi (taro), pealed

  • 2 pieces sili pag sigang (green finger pepper)

  • 200 grams sampalok (tamarind)

  • 3 tablespoons of patis (fish sauce)

  • 1 liter of rice wash or water

Sinigang Cooking Instructions:

  • Boil sampalok in water until the shell shows cracks. Let cool then peal off the shells and with a strainer, pour samplalok (including water) into a bowl. Gently massage the sampalok meat off the seeds, strain again.

  • In a pot, sauté garlic and onion then add the tomatoes. Let simmer for 5 minutes.

  • Add pork and fish sauce then add the rice wash. Bring to a boil then simmer for 15 minutes then add the gabi. Continue to simmer for another 15 minutes or until the pork is tender.

  • Add the horse radish and simmer for 10 minutes then add the string beans, kangkong and sili (for spice-optional). Let boil for 2 minutes.

  • Serve piping hot.

Sinigang Cooking Tip:

  • Instead of sampalok fruit (tamarind), you can substitute it with any commercial souring seasoning like Knorr sampalok seasoning or tamarind bouillon cubes for this pork sinigang recipe.

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