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Sinigang (Pork Stew in Tamarind Broth)

  • Author: Raymund
  • Prep Time: 15 mins
  • Cook Time: 1 hour 10 mins
  • Total Time: 1 hour 25 mins
  • Yield: 6-8 1x
  • Category: Main Course
  • Cuisine: Filipino

Description

Sinigang na Baboy is probably Philippines most famous soup and second most famous dish after Adobo, a lot consider this as a comfort meal and this goes easily to the top favourite dishes of every Filipino, for me it is my top 1 and I can’t live a fortnight without having a serving of this one.


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Ingredients

  • 1 kg Pork Belly, cubed
  • 150200 g okra medium sized, sliced in half
  • 150200 g string beans, sliced
  • 1 bunch of kangkong (water spinach) or any leafy vegetables
  • 8 pieces small taro
  • 1 large red onion, roughly chopped
  • 1 packet sinigang (tamarind) mix or 400 g tamarind
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 3 pcs green finger chillies
  • water
  • fish sauce
  • freshly ground black pepper

Instructions

  1. 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.
  2. Add the taro then continue to simmer for 30 minutes.
  3. 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.
  4. Add green finger chillies, okra and string beans then cook for 5 minutes
  5. While boiling add the kangkong leaves and cover, turn of the heat.
  6. Season with freshly ground black pepper and fish sauce

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