Pork Sinigang

Prep. Time  10 minutes

Cook Time  60 minutes

Total Time   1 hr. 10 min.

Yield             4 servings


• 2 lbs pork belly (or buto-buto)

• 1 bunch spinach (or kang-kong)

• 3 tbsp fish sauce

• 1 bunch string beans (sitaw), cut in 2 inch length

• 2 pieces medium sized tomato, quartered

• 3 pieces chili (or banana pepper)

• 1 tbsp cooking oil

• 2 liters water

• 1 large onion, sliced

• 2 pieces taro (gabi), quartered

• 1 pack sinigang mix (good for 2 liters water)


  1. Heat the pot and put-in the cooking oil
  2. Sauté the onion until layers separate
  3. Add the pork belly and cook until outer part turns light brown
  4. Put-in the fish sauce and mix with the ingredients
  5. Pour the water and bring to a boil
  6. Add the taro and tomatoes then simmer for 40 minutes or until pork is tender
  7. Put-in the sinigang mix and chili
  8. Add the string beans (and other vegetables if there are any) and simmer for 5 to 8 minutes
  9. Put-in the spinach, turn off the heat, and cover the pot. Let the spinach cook using the remaining heat in the pot.
  10. Serve hot. Share and enjoy!

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