Sinigang na Salmon Recipe

Salmon Sinigang

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Sinigang is a soup or stew, usually cook with meat or seafood by boiling it with a sour base such as Tamarind, Guava, Calamansi, Kamias, Santol or Unripe Mango.  It is a common dish of the Filipino culture.


  • 1 Kilo Salmon (Belly or Head)
  • 1 Tbsp. oil
  • 1 small onion, peeled and sliced
  • 1 to 2 cloves garlic, peeled and minced
  • 2 medium tomatoes, chopped
  • 1 Tbsp. fish sauce
  • 4 cups water
  • 2 cups kamias
  • 1 banana chili
  • 1 6-inch labanos (daikon radish), peeled and cut into chunks
  • ½ bunch long beans (sitaw), ends trimmed and cut into 3-inch lengths
  • 1 bunch bok choy
  • salt to taste


  1. In a pan, heat oil over medium heat.
  2. Add onions and garlic and saute until soft.
  3. Add tomatoes and saute until soft.
  4. Add fish sauce and continue to cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  5. Add water and bring to a boil.
  6. Add kamias and banana chili.
  7. Add radish and cook for about 2 to 3 minutes.
  8. Add long beans and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes.
  9. When vegetables are tender yet crisp, add salmon and continue to cook for about 5 to 7 minutes or until fish changes color and flakes easily.
  10. Add bok choy and cook for another 1 to 2 minutes. Season with salt to taste. Serve hot.


This video shows another recipe for sinigang na salmon.