Sinigang na Hipon (Shrimp in Sour Soup)

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  • 1 1/2 lb shrimp (with head)
  • 1 bunch water spinach (kangkong), cut in 3 inch length
  • 1 cup string beans (sitaw), cut in 2 inch length
  • 2 pieces medium-sized tomatoes, quartered
  • 1 large white onion, quartered
  • 1 pack sinigang mix (tamarind soup base mix), about 1.4 ounce
  • 2 pieces long chili (siling haba)
  • 8 cups water from leftover rice wash. (3rd wash)


  1. Pour the water in a large cooking pot and bring to a boil.
  2. Add onions and tomatoes and cook until texture becomes soft.
  3. Put-in the sinigang mix and simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Add the banana pepper and string beans and simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Add the shrimps and fish sauce then simmer for 5 minutes.
  6. Add the water spinach, turn the heat off, and cover the pot. Let stand for 5 minutes.

Serve hot. Share and Enjoy!

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