Pork Belly Sinigang


  • 2 pounds pork belly, skin off & cut
  • 1 red onion, chopped
  • 2 red tomatoes, chopped
  • 5-8 cups hugas-bigas (the water used to wash hulled rice before cooking)
  • 2 red chillis (labuyo), or ½ teaspoon red crushed pepper
  • 1 tablespoon fish sauce, optional
  • 1 – 1 ½ tablespoon(s) sinigang mix
  • 1 tablespoon white sugar
  • 1 medium daikon (white radish), sliced
  • 10 long beans (sitaw), cut and blanched
  • 5 bunches baby bok choy
  • Salt & black pepper, to taste


In a large soup pot, place the pork, onion, tomatoes, rice water, and a pinch of salt, cover and cook for 30 to 45 minutes over medium heat. Add chillis (or red crushed pepper), fish sauce (if using), sinigang mix, sugar and radish. Boil for 5 minutes, or until the radish is half way done. Add the beans and bok choy, and season with salt and pepper. Simmer for few more minutes. Transfer to a serving bowl. Serve warm or hot with rice. Enjoy!


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