Sinigang na Bangus

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Sinigang is a Filipino dish characterized by the sour and savoury tamarind flavored soup.  A lof of Filipinos loved this dish, and it is very flexible, as you can just change the main ingredient, in this case the Bangus (milkfish) and change it with cubed Pork Belly or Pork ribs (Sinigang na Baboy) or Shrimp (Sinigang na Hipon), and many other versions.

Sinigang na Bangus Recipe


  • 1 kilo bangus, cleaned, sliced and slightly salted
  • 3-4 pcs tomatoes, sliced
  • 2 pcs. onions, sliced
  • 10 pcs okra, sliced
  • 4 pcs green long pepper
  • 1 bundle kangkong (water spinach), washed
  • 1 sachet sinigang Mix (Tamarind flavor) or fresh kamias
  • 1 liter water (add more if you want more broth)

Cooking Procedure:

  1. In a big pot with boiling water, put the tomatoes and onions.  Simmer until they are soft.
  2. Then add the Sinigang mix, let it simmer for awhile, then add the bangus..
  3. Then after a few minutes of boiling, add the ginger, okra and green long pepper. 
  4. Let it boil for a few minutes, cover the pot.  Then add the Kangkong leaves (washed again). 
  5. Let it cook for about 5 minutes or so (don’t overcook the leaves).  Season to taste. 
  6. In a few minutes our Sinigang is ready.  Enjoy!
Sinigang na Bangus by mommy.issa325

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