Sinigang sa Miso Salmon Belly

Sinigang sa Miso Salmon Belly

If I have to live the rest of my life eating only a single type of food, I would undoubtedly pick Sinigang! This Filipino food is my favorite for all times. It reminds me of rainy days where my family would be together for dinner, sick days when the aroma alone of the Sinigang would rouse me from my bed, and bad-days-turned-to-good-ones because of this dish. I just can’t stress it enough – sinigang is my Kryptonite.

I’ll let you in a little secret – we had this meal for breakfast, lunch, dinner and breakfast the next day. I could have eaten it again for lunch the next day if there’s still some left. For this particular recipe, we used Salmon Belly and a few more vegetables. We also added some tablespoons of miso, giving our Sinigang that earthy and savory taste – suiting the sour broth perfectly.

Sinigang sa Miso Salmon Belly

So before I become overly excited about Sinigang sa Miso Salmon Belly (because it feels like I already am), let’s get to the recipe!

Sinigang sa Miso Salmon Belly

  • Servings: 6-8
  • Difficulty: easy
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Ingredients:

  • 1/2 Small Onion, peeled and chopped
  • 2 pcs Medium Tomatoes, chopped in quarters
  • 1/2 kg Salmon Belly
  • 1 pc Radish, peeled and sliced
  • 1 bundle Kangkong, washed and devoid of the stems
  • 100 g Sigarillas
  • 2 tbsp. Miso
  • 1 pack Sinigang Mix
  • Cooking Oil
  • Salt

Instructions:

  1. In a pot over medium heat, sauté the tomatoes in cooking oil until the skin comes off. Add the onions afterwards until lightly fried.
  2. Add the Salmon Belly and cook for around 5 minutes.
  3. Add 1 liter of water and bring to a boil.
  4. Add the radish and sigarillas.
  5. Add the miso and sinigang mix, stirring occasionally.
  6. Put the kangkong and simmer for 5 more minutes.
  7. Season with salt.

Glossary:

Kangkong – water spinach
Sigarillas –
winged bean or Goa bean
Sinigang –
Filipino soup or stew characterized by its sour and savoury taste most often associated with tamarind.

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14 thoughts on “Sinigang sa Miso Salmon Belly

  1. Yes I also thank you for the glossary! My initial reaction was, ooh I’ll make this, then oh no what are those ingredients?! then woohoo there’s a glossary 🙂 all’s well that ends well! Looks and sounds delicious.

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    1. Haha! Look at that roller coaster of emotions! 🙂

      We personally experienced shopping on a foreign market and we don’t know how some of the ingredients are translated and it’s a challenge so we decided to put a glossary. Glad to be of help! Thanks for dropping by our blog! 🙂

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    1. Sinigang is really my favorite. I can eat this for six days and still crave for this on the next day. Thank you dropping by our blog and for your kind words. Have a great week! 🙂

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    1. Thank you for your kind words, as always! Including the English translation of the Filipino terms is also a learning experience for me. Please let us know if you happen to try Sinigang. I am so in love with this, I just can’t help but share. Have a great week ahead! 🙂

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