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Tropical Tang Sinigang: A Zesty Twist on a Filipino Classic

Sinigang Recipe

About the Dish:

Sinigang is a Filipino soup dish known for its sour taste. It is traditionally made with tamarind as the souring agent, although other sour fruits like kamias, guava, or unripe mango can also be used. Sinigang can be made with various types of meat, such as pork, beef, shrimp, or fish. It is commonly served with steamed rice and enjoyed as a comfort food.

Nutrition Information:

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Ingredient Quantity
Pork ribs 1 kilogram
Tamarind soup mix 1 packet
Water 2 liters
Onion, quartered 1
Tomatoes, quartered 2
Radishes, sliced 4
String beans, cut into 2-inch pieces 1 cup
Salt To taste

Cooking Instructions:

  • Step 1: In a large pot, boil the pork ribs in water until tender. Skim off any impurities that rise to the surface. This may take about 1 to 2 hours.
  • Step 2: Once the pork ribs are tender, add the tamarind soup mix and stir until dissolved.
  • Step 3: Add the onions and tomatoes to the pot. Simmer for about 10 minutes or until the vegetables are soft.
  • Step 4: Add the sliced radishes and string beans to the pot. Cook for another 5 minutes. Season with salt to taste.
  • Step 5: Serve hot with steamed rice.

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