Make Mom Proud with This Fruity Sinigang na Baboy Recipe
Every person enjoys sinigang na baboy differently. Some cooks swap pork for beef, bangus, salmon, or shrimp. Despite the available protein alternatives, pork still ranks as one of the favorites.
A staple Filipino food, sinigang has a tart base. And although numerous souring agents like bayabas kamias, pinya, and balimbing can be used, sampaloc still reigns supreme.
But did you know that strawberries can be used to make sinigang sour? How intriguing it must be, especially for asim kilig fans. This new twist to the beloved pork sinigang dish will surprise your family — and your kids will appreciate the pop of color. Our strawberry recipe still has the same delicious and comforting essence of the classic sinigang, but with added sweetness that cuts through the pork belly fat. Gear up and let’s cook!
- ½ kg pork belly, cubed
- 1 pack Knorr Sinigang sa Sampalok Mix Original
- 1 bundle kangkong leaves
- 2 medium eggplant, sliced
- 1 labanos, peeled and thinly sliced diagonally
- 6 cups water
- 2 cup strawberry, halved
- 1 medium tomatoes
- 2 piece siling haba
- patis, to taste
- pepper, to taste
- ½ cup strawberries, garnish upon serving (optional)
- In a large pot, boil pork in water.
- Remove the white, pork scum that comes to the surface of the water once it starts boiling. Continue until the broth becomes clear.
- Cover the pot and let the meat simmer until it becomes tender.
- Add Knorr Sinigang sa Sampaloc Mix Original into the simmering pork. Stir well.
- Season with patis and pepper.
- Toss in the labanos slices, simmering until the vegetable is cooked through.
- Add the tomato, eggplants, and strawberries into the pot.
- Simmer for 3 more minutes before adding the kangkong leaves and siling haba.
- Cover the pot and switch off the heat.
- Transfer the soup to a bowl and garnish with additional strawberries.
- Serve hot and enjoy this fruity and tangy dish.
Don’t be surprised by the pinkish hue of this sinigang na baboy recipe. Strawberries lend the dish a subtle blush. You’ll also notice the sweet taste of strawberries mingling with the tart flavor of Knorr Sinigang sa Sampaloc Mix. The result? Extra servings of rice all around! Feeling adventurous? Aside from strawberries, you can use other tart fruits. Feel free to choose from calamansi, green mangoes, pineapples, guavas, and watermelon, among others. Any fruit that tastes both sweet and tangy will work well in your sinigang dishes. So, what are you waiting for? Run to the nearest grocery and stock up on ingredients that you need to make this healthy Filipino favorite. Find out why people are raving over this unique take on the classic sinigang
- Egg Free
- Nut Free
- Suitable For Pregnancy