Sinigang na Hipon (Shrimps)

Sinigang is a Philippine dish famous for the variety of ingredients. Sinigang often incorporates fish, pork, chicken, shrimp, or beef. This time we'll use Shrimp for our recipe. Sinigang's characteristic taste is attributed to the ingredient that gives its sour taste and most commonly use ingredient is Tamarind or Sampalok for its sour taste.

Ingredients: - 1 Kilo Shrimp - 1/4 kilo of Tamarind/Sampalok - 1 Onion - diced - 3 Tomatoes - quartered sliced - 2 pieces Radish regular size - sliced - 1 bundle of Sitaw - 1 bundle Kangkong - cut into 2" long - 3 pieces long green chilli - Salt or Patis to taste - Water Cooking procedure: 1. Boil Tamarind in water to soften. Mash and extract all juices and set aside. 2. In a casserole, boil water and Tamarind juice, onions, tomatoes and Radish. 3. Lower fire then add in Shrimps, Kangkong, Sitaw and green long chilli. Simmer it for 5 minutes. 4. Season with salt or patis. 5. Serve it hot on a pot or palayok.

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missing pinoy food said...

i wonder kung meron pwedeng ipalit from kangkong. theres no kangkong here in where i live now...

Blogadeur said...

Meron po. You can try Lettuce. Yung lettuce na malambot at hindi yung mga crispy lettuce na pang salad.

Before in the Middle East, Filipinos were using Lettuce until the Pinoy shops imported Kang-Kong from India and other Asian countries.

Hope I helped you. Which country are you in right now?

Naomi said...

Try spinach leaves.

Toni said...

I love the taste of sinigang na hipon. Most of people I know even foreigners love the sour taste of sinigang. I tried the Pinakbet I found on My friends love it! Thanks for this post!

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SeeMeWeFly said...

Hahay. nakaraming comment na ako. Tama ba? Bisaya kasi e..hehe.. anyway... Favorite ko ang shrimps lalo na kong nasa boulabaise soup xa. Pero sabi nila rich in cholesterol daw ito like crabs. totoo ba? Pero bhala na.. Paminsan minsan lang naman..