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Soup No. 5 which makes use of cow penis and testicles, is said to be an aphrodisiac.


  • 4 tbsp chopped garlic
  • 6 tbsp minced sampalok (tamarind) or 1 pack sinigang mix
  • 1 whole cow’s penis and testicles, cleaned
  • 8 cups water
  • 6 tbsp chopped onions
  • 1 tbsp whole peppercorns
  • t tbsp or 1 pack si-bot or tungkoy
  • 1 beef bouillon cube
  • 2 tbsp chopped spring onions
  • patis to taste


  1. Saute garlic in some oil until golden brown. Set aside.
  2. Boil the tamarind in water then mash, strain and set aside the juice.
  3. Boil the cow organs in water the scrape with a knife to clean. Discard water.
  4. Bring water to a boil in a large pot. Add the meat and some salt. Simmer until tender.
  5. Remove the meat from the broth and cut into cubes.
  6. In a pan, heat oil then saute onions and cubed meat. Add broth, peppercorns, si-bot, and beef bouillon cube. Bring to a boil.
  7. Add sampalok juice or sinigang mix, spring onions, and fried garlic. Season with patis.

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