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Pork Sinigang

Filipino soup made with pork meat and vegetables.
Prep Time 15 mins
Cook Time 1 hr


Sauces & Spices

  • 1 tsp black pepper
  • 1 tbsp kosher salt
  • 3 tbsp fish sauce
  • 2 tbsp cooking oil
  • 3-5 tbsp tamarind concentrate add more concentrate for extra sourness
  • 2 quarts water


  • 1 white onion
  • 3 cloves garlic
  • 1-2 lbs baby bok choy or 1-2 bundles/packs
  • 4 roma tomatoes


  • 1 pack baby back ribs


  • Individually cut pork baby back ribs and pre-boil for 5-10 min in water. Drain and rinse the meat.
  • Slice onions, mince garlic, cut roma tomatoes in quarters lengthwise. Rinse baby bok choy, cut off about 1/2 inch of the stems.
  • Add cooking oil. Saute onions and garlic on medium heat until translucent.
  • Mix in pork meat, fish sauce, and black pepper.
  • Add water, bring to a boil, then reduce to back to medium-high heat for 20 minutes.
  • Mix in tamarind concentrate and extra salt and/or fish sauce to taste.
  • Lastly, add roma tomatoes and baby bok choy. Cook for the last 10 minutes.


Keyword filipino soup, pork