Pork Sinigang – Filipino Dish
This is a traditional Filipino dish that everyone will love! You can normally find the Tamarind soup base at any Asian market.
2 Tbs. Oil
4-5 Garlic Cloves – minced
1 Onion – sliced
1 Tomato – sliced
2-3 Lbs. Pork – cut in 2″ chunks (I use both Pork Neck Bone and Pork Shoulder)
10 Cups Water
1 Packet Tamarind Soup Base
1 Lb. Chinese Long Beans – cut to 3″ in length
2-3 Jalapeno Peppers – halved (depending on how hot the peppers are, I usually cut 1-2 peppers in half and leave the other whole)
1 Juice of a Lemon
2 Tbs. Fish Sauce
Salt and Pepper to taste
Saute garlic, onions and tomatoes in oil, add pork and water, bring to a boil, then reduce heat to simmer and cover for 3 hours.
Add Tamarind Soup Base, bring to a boil, then simmer another 10 minutes.
Add Long Beans and Peppers, simmer until Beans are cooked.
Add lemon juice, fish sauce, salt and pepper to taste.