Posted by Webmaster on 14 June 2009
“Sinigang na Bangus, or Milkfish in sour broth, it’s one of the most common dish in the Philippines. Bangus is considered the national fish”.
Preparation time: 30 min
calories per serving: 224 kcal
- Bangus / Milkfish – 1 whole about 500 g (1.10 lb.)
- Onion (quartered) – 150 g (5.29 oz.)
- Tomatoes – 100 g (3.53 oz.)
- Ginger (thinly sliced) – 50 g (1.76 oz.)
- Chinese water spinach or Kangkong – 100 g (3.53 oz.)
- Green beans / string beans – 100 g (3.53 oz.)
- Salt – ½ tsp.
- Fish stock powder (optional) – 1 tsp.
- Sinigang powder* (or equivalent) - 2 tbsp.
- Black pepper (ground) - ¼ tsp.
- Extra virgin olive oil – 2 tbsp.
- Water – 500 ml (16.91 fl.oz.)
* Sour broth powder, can find from Knorr, Mama Sita’s, Maggi
- Heat oil in a medium-sized pot and sauté the onions, ginger and tomatoes.
- Add hot water and bring to a boil.
- Once boiling, add ground pepper, fish stock powder, salt, Sinigang powder, fish and simmer for three minutes.
- Add Green beans and water spinach stalk, keep simmering for five minutes with lid on over a medium heat.
- Once vegetables are almost cooked, add water spinach leaves and cook for additional two minutes.