sinigang na hipon

 Filipino dishes are known for their balance of flavors that come together in perfect harmony. Sinigang is no exception to this universal rule, and in this article we'll share with you how to make the best sinigang.

What is Filipino Sinigang and how do you prepare it?

Sinigang is a soup-like dish that is made with tamarind fruit, water, sugar, and spices. The recipe below will show you how to make sinigang.


  • -Fish, either sliced or whole (boneless) / meat / chicken
  • -2 cups liquid (water or stock)
  • -1 tablespoon cooking oil -1/2 teaspoon salt
  • -4 cups tamarind juice or water
  • -4 ocra
  • -kangkong
  • 1 1/2 c. green beans (sliced)
  • a single medium white onion (cut in rings)

Recipe and variations for Sinigang.

A sour soup with tamarind broth, vegetables, and meat or shrimp is the most popular soup dish in the Philippines. Sinigang comes in a variety of flavors.


  • Sinigang na baboy (Pork and vegetables in tamarind broth)
  • Manok Sinigang - Chicken and vegetables cooked in tamarind broth
  • Squid cooked in tamarind broth - Sinigang na pusit

Tips for Making the Best Sinigang

Sinigang is a traditional Filipino soup or stew made from tamarind water, meat, and vegetables. Tamarind is said to be used only in this dish, but it can also be added to other dishes.
Many people claim that Sinigang is their favorite Filipino dish, but making it can be a difficult task due to the numerous steps involved. However, I have compiled a list of cooking tips for Sinigang to assist you in preparing this delectable dish!

Remember to prepare the following ingredients before you begin cooking: Always keep some chopped onion and garlic on hand for frying, as well as fish sauce, calamansi juice, or any citrus fruit on hand. If you want to eat vegetables other than tomatoes and okra, cut them into bite-sized pieces.

Watch the video how to cook sinigang