Sinigang na Hipon sa Sampalok Recipe

Sinigang na Hipon sa Sampalok Recipe

In Sinigang na Hipon sa Sampalok, there will be two main ingredients; these are the shrimps and the souring agent Tamarind or Sampalok. In cooking your sinigang sa hipon, it is important that you keep the head of the shrimp since this is where the seafood-y taste of the dish will come from.




  1. In a pot, pour water and bring to boil.
  2. Add onions, tomatoes, and radish.
  3. Add sinigang mix and simmer for 2 minutes.
  4. Add shrimps, string beans, and green chili then simmer for 3 minutes.
  5. Adjust seasoning with salt or fish sauce.
  6. Turn off the heat, add water spinach and cover for a few minutes.
  7. Transfer to serving bowl and serve with steamed rice. Enjoy!
  8. Tips:
  9. You may also add eggplants or pechay.


If using tamarind(sampalok) instead of sinigang mix, here’s the procedure:

1. Boil tamarind until soften.
2. Pound and extract the juices.


Keywords: Sinigang, Sinigang sa Sampalok, Sinigang na Hipon

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