Sinigang Na Hipon Sa Sampalok

A distinctively sour and tangy shrimp soup made with Mama Sita’s Sinigang sa Sampalok Mix is served with a healthy selection of fresh vegetables.

Cooking Time: 13 mins

Serves: 5-8

Main Ingredients: Shellfish

Cooking Style: Boiled

Collection: All-time favorites, Oil-free

Difficulty: Intermediate


  1. In a saucepan, combine water, tomatoes, onions and radish. Bring to a boil. Simmer for 5 minutes.
  2. Pour in Mama Sita’s Tamarind Seasoning (Sinigang sa Sampalok) Mix. Increase the heat and bring to a rolling boil.
  3. Add prawns. Add long green beans, green pepper and fish sauce (patis) to taste. Cover and simmer for another 3 minutes or until the prawns are cooked.
  4. Turn off the heat and add the green leafy vegetables. Cover to steam-cook vegetables.
  5. Serve hot with rice.

Variations: Half-kilo (1.1 lb) fish, pork or beef knuckles previously boiled until tender can be used instead of shrimps.





1 pouch

18 g

Mama Sita’s Sinigang sa Sampalok Mix

7-8 pcs

250 g

Shrimps, deveined and trimmed

1/2 cup

75 g

Tomatoes, sliced

1/4 cup

45 g

Onion, quartered

1/4 cup

50 g

Daikon (radish), sliced diagonally

1 cup

100 g

Sitaw (long green beans), cut into 2” lengths

2 pcs

15 g

Long Green Pepper

1 cup

100 g

Kangkong (swamp cabbage), (or spinach)

4 cups

1 L


See Also:

All-time favorites, Oil-free
Cooking Style: Boiled