Old Fashioned Beef Sinigang



4 pieces red ripe tomatoes (chopped)

1 huge yellow onion (quartered)

10 cups rice washings (optional) 0r filtered water

2 red Thai chilis

1 Khorr,1.4 oz Tamarind Soup Mix

1 eggplant ( diagonally sliced)

20-24 pieces okra (trimmed)

1 lb beef bones + 2 lbs.short ribs+1/2 lb beef inside skirt (cubed and fat trimmed off


1. Wash and season with salt the beef, rinse and drain very well in a colander while cutting the vegetables.

2. In a huge pot, pour the rice washings, onions, tomatoes, and drained beef. Let it boil without a cover. Once it simmers, turn the heat low and cover. Simmer for an hour until beef are tender. Fish the onions and set aside.

3. Pour the tamarind mix and stir well until well dissolved and well combined. Taste the broth and adjust seasoning as per your preference.

4. Throw in the okra, cook for 3 minutes, add the green beans and eggplant and cook for 8 minutes then fish all the vegetables out and set aside with the onions.

5. Turn off the stove and submerge the Spinach  and  the Thai Chilis into the  broth, put back the cover and leave it for 2 minutes then open the pot and assemble just like the picture below.

So delicious and will warm up your body and soul, Enjoy!

As always, Masarap, Peaches.

2 Comments Add yours

  1. Thank you so much in liking this popular Filipino dish.


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