"Filipino food is a fusion of different flavours which evolves through various influences like Spanish, American, Chinese and other Asian countries. As we adapted and concocted these dishes it has created diverse flavours that are uniquely Filipino seasoned and spiced by our rich culture".

Friday, November 05, 2010

Pork Sinigang

Pork Sinigang
Rain rain go away..its been raining for several days already. And everybody's craving for a hot,hot,hot sinigang! Let's see what's available in the fridge. Pork spareribs and plenty of veggies. Perfect!

Sinigang is another Filipino soup or stew dish with tamarind which is distinctly known for its sour taste.
Other varieties for this dish would use guava, kalamansi, kamias, santol or raw mango as souring ingredient. But sampalok is the most popular. Powdered sinigang mix and bouillon cubes are now available in the market which are more convenient to use.

Meat for this recipe could be pork, beef, fish or shrimp. Commonly used vegetables for this dish includes raddish, gabi, kangkong, eggplant, sitaw , sigarilyas and okra.

Pork Sinigang

For this recipe, I used the following ingredients:

3/4 kl pork spareribs
1 eggplant (cut 1 inch thick-diagonal)
2 pcs gabi
1 cup
1 radish (sliced thinly)
4 tomatoes (chunked)
1 bundle kangkong (cut into 3 inches long)
3 pcs okra (cut in half)
1 onion (chopped)
30g powdered sampalok mix (you can add more as desired)
3 pcs siling haba (green)
fish salt (to taste)
1 liter water

How to prepare:
> In a pot over medium heat, bring pork boil and simmer until tender.
> Add in the gabi, onions and sinigang mix. Cover for 3 minutes.
> Add in the raddish and tomatoes. Cover for 2 minutes.
> Add in the rest of ingredients. Season with fish salt (to taste)
> Simmer for 2 minutes. Serve hot!


Alisa said...

One of my favorite dish! I like it sour and spicy.I saw your blog from the foodie blog roll and I like your recipes here.if you wont mind, I'd love to guide Foodista readers to this post. Just add the pork spareribs widget at the end of this post and it's good to go. Thanks!

Pinoy Kitchenette said...

Thanks Alisa!I'll be adding your site.

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