Sinigang na Baboy

Sinigang na Baboy – This beloved Filipino comfort food is a delightful combination of tender pork, assorted vegetables, and a sour broth infused with tamarind. With its sour and savory taste profile


  • 500g pork belly, cut into cubes
  • 1 onion, quartered
  • 2 tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 radish, sliced
  • 1 eggplant, sliced
  • 1 bunch kangkong (water spinach), trimmed
  • 2 pieces green chili peppers
  • 1 packet (40g) sinigang mix (tamarind soup base)
  • 8 cups water
  • Fish sauce, to taste
  • Salt and pepper, to taste
  • Steamed rice, for serving


  1. Prepare the Broth:
    1. In a large pot, bring water to a boil over medium heat. Add the pork belly cubes and cook for 5 minutes, skimming off any impurities that rise to the surface.
    2. Add the quartered onion and tomatoes to the pot. Simmer for another 10 minutes until the pork is tender.
  2. Add Vegetables:
    1. Stir in the sliced radish and eggplant. Let the vegetables cook for 5 minutes until slightly tender.
  3. Season the Soup:
    1. Add the sinigang mix to the pot, stirring well to dissolve. Adjust the sourness of the broth by adding more sinigang mix if desired.
    2. Season with fish sauce, salt, and pepper to taste. Allow the flavors to meld for a few minutes.
  4. Add Kangkong and Chili Peppers:
    1. Once the vegetables are almost cooked, add the kangkong leaves and green chili peppers to the pot. Simmer for an additional 2-3 minutes until the kangkong is wilted.
  5. Serve and Enjoy:
    1. Ladle the hot Sinigang na Baboy into bowls and serve with steamed rice on the side.
    2. Enjoy the comforting warmth and tangy goodness of this traditional Filipino dish, perfect for sharing with friends and loved ones.
  6. Savor the Filipino Flavors:
    1. Gather around the table and savor the comforting flavors of Sinigang na Baboy. Experience the unique blend of sourness and richness that makes Filipino cuisine truly special.

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