How to Cook Pork Sinigang sa Sampalok (Sinigang na Baboy)

pork sinigang sa sampalok

Pork Sinigang sa Sampalok (Sinigang na Baboy)


  • 2 lbs. pork belly or buto-buto
  • 1 tali ng kangkong (water spinach)
  • 3 tbsp. patis (fish sauce)
  • 1 tali ng sitaw (string beans), cut into 2 inches long
  • 2 pcs. medium size kamatis (tomatoes), cut into dice
  • 3 pcs. siling haba (green long chili)
  • 2 ltr of water
  • 1 pc. malaking pulang sibuyas (red onion)
  • 2 pcs. gabi (taro roots), cut into cubes
  • 5 pcs. okra, cut into half
  • 1 pc. large talong (eggplant), sliced
  • 1 pack of sinigang mix (good for 2 L of water)
  • 2 tbsp. mantika (oil)

How to Cook Pork Sinigang sa Sampalok:

  1. Preheat the casserole and add the oil.
  2. Sauté the sliced red onion until become translucent.
  3. Add and sauté the pork belly until light brown.
  4. Pour in 2 L of water, add gabi and tomatoes. Simmer for 30 mins.or until the meat becomes tender.
  5. Add the sinigang mix, okra, talong and sitaw and simmer for 5 to 8 mins.
  6. Add the kangkong and siling haba. Turn off the fire.
  7. Serve hot with rice.


Tamarind (Tamarindus indica)
The tamarind is a long-lived, medium-growth, bushy tree, which attains a maximum crown height of 12 to 18 metres (40 to 60 feet). The crown has an irregular, vase-shaped outline of dense foliage. The tree grows well in full sun in clay, loam, sandy, and acidic soil types, with a high drought and aerosol salt (wind-borne salt as found in coastal areas) resistance.


  • Tamarind promotes a healthy heart
  • Tamarind lowers cholesterol
  • Tamarind is use as a gargle for sore throats, and as a drink to bring relief from sunstroke.
  • Tamarind is a good source of antioxidants that fight against cancer.
  • Tamarind helps the body digest food
  • Tamarind juice is a mild laxative.

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How to Cook Pork Sinigang sa Sampalok (Sinigang na Baboy) How to Cook Pork Sinigang sa Sampalok (Sinigang na Baboy) Reviewed by Jake Arandela on Tuesday, May 13, 2014 Rating: 5

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