Thursday, September 18, 2008

Sinigang na baboy (Pork in Sour Broth)

Here's the recipe of the sinigang we had for lunch... *smiles*


the ingredients

3/4 kilo pork, cut into chunks
4 cloves garlic, minced
1 large red onion, sliced
1 head cabbage, quartered and core removed
1 bunch sitaw (long beans), cut into 2" lenght
10 cups water (or rice washing)
tamarind base mix (or any souring agent)

the procedure

on a pot, saute garlic and onion.
add the pork, season with salt and stir until it turned into light brown
pour in the water, bring to boil.
once boiling, turn down the heat to medium then simmer until the pork is tender
season with the tamarind base mix and a little more salt (if needed).
add the sitaw and cabbage. continue simmering until the vegetables are cooked.
serve hot.

Oh my! Now I'm hungry! *big grin*

other vegetables you can use on this recipe
gabi (taro), kangkong (water spinach), labanos (radish), okra, eggplant

other souring agent
fresh tamarind, tomatoes, guava, calamansi

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