Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Sinigang na Hipon

Sinigang is one of the famous Filipino dishes. This is often serve when the weather is cold as the sour soup helps to warm the body. You can actually use any meat you like, may it be a fish, pork, beef, or shrimp. 

Traditionally, fresh tamarind is use to give flavor to the soup. But there are sinigang recipe mix that you can buy in Asian stores. There are different varieties to choose from; sinigang na may gabi, sinigang na may sili or the original sinigang sa sampalok. This will also give you the same zesty flavor you hope to achieve.
Sinigang na Hipon


1/2 kilo large shrimps (sugpo)
1 onion (cut in quarters)
2 tomatoes (cut in quarters)
1 medium size radish
3 taro (gabi)
1 cup string beans (sitaw)
2 cups spinach (to replace kangkong)
1 pack Knorr Sinagang na  may Gabi
3 green chilli
1 liter water
fish sauce (dipping sauce)

Ingredients of Sinigang na Hipon

Cooking Procedures:

  1. Put water, onion and tomatoes in a large pot. Let it boil. 
  2. Upon boiling, stir in the taro, radish and string beans. Simmer the vegetables for another 5 minutes.
  3. Add the Knorr sinigang recipe mix and green chillies and let it boil for another 3 minutes. 
  4. Add the shrimps and simmer the mixture for 5 to 10 minutes.
  5. Finally stir in the spinach. Add some salt if you wish. Let it simmer again for another minute. 
  6. Serve hot with rice. 

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  1. Oh, my! Ang sarap naman, miss ko tuloy ang sinigang. ;)

  2. Ang sarap naman nyan. Lalo tuloy ako nagutom.

    Mommy Maye

  3. The picture is so clear and very enticing to look. You've got the taste of this sinigang...awesome lenilicious!

  4. I don't normally like sinigang, but you make it so appetizing. I should give this a try

  5. Seafoods is one of my favorites, that's why when I see your recipe I went to the store to buy some ingredients right away.

  6. That looks delicious! Unfortunately for me I can't eat shrimp or any seafood because I'm allergic. :(

  7. what can I say? super sarap!!!! my kind of food!! though I often make meatless sinigang here at home too, but that is only because hubby can't have shrimp and most sea foods, but sometimes, after i make the meatless sinigang, I add my shrimp or my fish :) haha!!!! you take very good pictures of food Len, makes me want to eat again.

  8. my husband loves cooking this one. since prawns is more cheaper here in malaysia than buying expensive pork hehe. nice recipe now craving for one!

  9. OMG! I'm drooling right now. I was out today sourcing for long green beans but I was out of luck. I was thinking of preparing sinigang tomorrow but my plan had to change because there's no sitaw in the area.

  10. I love cooking huge shrimps with the shells on. Sadly, my husband does not like it this way. So I normally just buy the peeled ones.

  11. Oh my oh my, I am drooling, literally. It's been a while since I have made sinigang na hipon, sarap!

  12. I use chinese kangkong for sinigang na hipon, i will try to use spinach next time, thanks for the idea :)

  13. Whenever there is sinigang na hipon on the table, I have no eyes or taste for anything else.

  14. I so miss sinigang!!! My husband doesn't like soup! Arrgh! Miss na miss ko ng humigop ng sabaw na medyo maasim! Nakupo!!! This post is torture for me!

  15. so nice because i can follow the procedure of the recipe very qucik, I will cook like that one of these days.

  16. Yes, yes, yes.. I simply love this recipe, specially kung si misis ang mag-aalis ng shell ng hipon.

  17. Ahhhh! Hipon is my weakness!!! All time favorite kahit may allergy reaction ako dito. Kain pa rin ng kain! :D

  18. Thanks for the recipe. It’s my favorite soup. I miss my mom (Aw!). I love shrimp sinigang than pork or fish. :D


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