Sinigang(Pork Stew In Tamarind Broth)

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Sinigang(Pork Stew In Tamarind Broth)


Cooking Time

Preparation Time :15 Min

Cook Time : 1 Hr 10 Min

Total Time : 1 Hr 25 Min


Serves : 7
  • 1 kgs pork belly, cubed

  • 150 -200 gms okra medium sized, sliced in half

  • 150-200 gms string beans, sliced

  • 5-6 sprig kangkong (water spinach) or any leafy vegetables

  • 8 nos small taro

  • 1 nos red onion, roughly chopped

  • 400 gms sinigang (tamarind) mix

  • 2 nos tomatoes, chopped

  • 3 nos green finger chillies


  • Place pork and chopped tomatoes in a pot, pour water in pot until the pork is barely covered bring to a boil. If using tamarind place it on a muslin cloth and tie the ends. Bring to a boil then simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add the taro then continue to simmer for 30 minutes.
  • Add the sinigang mix or if using tamarind extract all the juice by wringing the muslin cloth multiple times then remove once all juice is extracted.
  • Add green finger chillies, okra and string beans then cook for 5 minutes
  • While boiling add the kangkong leaves and cover, turn of the heat.
  • Season with freshly ground black pepper and fish sauce