Simple sinigang na Baboy

admin, March 4, 2014

Another pinoy classic – Sinigang na baboy.  Sinigang is a sour broth based dish which, like adobo, has a lot of variations.  The meat component can be pork, beef, shrimp or a variety of fishes.  The vegetables can also include different types such as eggplant, gabi or okra.  The method of souring the soup can be by using a sinigang mix, or if you prefer the long method, using tamarind, kamias, guava, green mango or some other sour ingredient.

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Ingredients:

Meat:

  • 500 g pork (buto-buto chopped into serving pieces or pork belly cut into cubes)

Vegetables:

  • 1/2 cup kang-kong tops
  • 1/2 cup labanos (cut in thin diagonal slices)
  • 3 pieces green finger chili
  • 1 large onion (sliced thinly)

Seasoning/Other:

  • 1 tbsp fish sauce
  • 1 tbsp cooking oil
  • 1 liters water
  • 1 pack sinigang mix

Cooking Procedure

  • Pour the oil into a cooking pot over medium heat
  • Add the sliced onion and saute until translucent
  • Add the pork and cook until lightly browned
  • Add the water and bring to a boil, then lower the heat to simmer the mixture
  • Add the sinigang mix
  • After 10 minutes add the fish sauce and labanos
  • When the pork is tender, add the kangkong and green chili
  • Cover the pot and turn off the heat
  • Wait 3 minutes for the kangkong to  wilt/cook

Serving:

Serve with rice and a dip of fish sace, kalamansi and siling labuyo.  Or others would prefer soy sauce, kalamansi and siling labuyo.  Enjoy!

Sinigang is a favorite pinoy recipe / filipino recipe.  It is a staple dish in pinoy cooking / filipino cooking .  Truly part of lutong pinoy.

 

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