Sinigang na hipon (sour shrimp soup) Recipe

Sinigang na hipon (sour shrimp soup)

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  • 1 Kilo Shrimp
  • 12 pcs Tamarind (Sampaloc) or 1 pack Sinigang Mix
  • 1 big Onion (diced)
  • 3 big tomatoes (quartered)
  • 2 pieces Radish (sliced)
  • 1 bundle Sitaw (Strringbeans)
  • 1 Chinese cabbage or 1 bundle Kangkong (cut into 2″ long)
  • 3 pieces long green pepper
  • 5 cups ricewash or water
  • Salt or Patis (fish sauce)


How to make Sinigang na hipon (sour shrimp soup)

  • Boil Tamarind in rice wash or water to soften.
  • Pound and extract all juices and set aside.
  • In a casserole, boil rice wash or water, Tamarind juice, onions, tomatoes and Radish.
  • Lower fire, add in Shrimps, Chinese cabbage, Sitaw and green long pepper.
  • simmer for 5 minutes.
  • Season with salt or patis.
  • Serve hot.
  • berks2click
    berks2click says

    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, and other fruits like guava, green mango, "santol" and "kamias" can also use for sour taste.

  • Flippymar
    Flippymar says

    Oh my goodness, I have like 5 packs of Sinigang Mix in my pantry! Whenever I get sick I'll make a chicken or pork stew with Sinigang...clears up the sinuses and reminds me of home.

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