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Sinigang - is a sour, tamarind flavored broth which can be made with fish, shellfish, pork or beef. When eaten with rice, it can be a meal in itself. This is an original Philippine dish.



  1. In a large pot, bring water and pork to a boil.
  2. Add tomatoes, onion, salt and tamarind.
  3. Simmer 1 hour or until pork is tender.
  4. Optional: for tamarind fruit. Cook the tamarind in a little amount of boiling water until soft. Mash then strain to get the juice. Add the tamarind juice to the pork.
  5. Taste for seasoning.
  6. Bring to a boil.
  7. Add string beans and radish simmer for 5 minutes.
  8. Add the eggplant and hot banana pepper and simmer for another 3 minutes.
  9. Add spinach, cover and remove from heat.
  10. Let stand 5 minute to finish cooking spinach.


  • beef (stewing, brisket, shank or plate) may be used in place of pork.
  • Adjust cooking time for each.