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How to Cook Sinigang na Hipon

This is an easy to cook sinigang dish using shrimps and vegetables
Prep Time5 mins
Cook Time12 mins
Course: Seafood Recipe
Cuisine: Filipino
Keyword: sinigang na hipon, sinigang sa sampalok
Servings: 4 servings
Calories: 198kcal
Author: Manny


  • 1/2 kilo large shrimps cleaned and trimmed
  • 1 to 1 and 1/2 liters water or rice washing
  • 1 small sachet 22grams of Siningang sa sampalok mix
  • 1 shrimp cube e.g. Knorr shrimp cube (optional)
  • 1 red onion quartered
  • 3 pcs tomatoes quartered
  • 1 tsp. salt
  • 1/2 tsp. black peppercorns cracked
  • 1 small radish sliced diagonally
  • 5 pcs okra sliced into two
  • 1 bunch kangkong sliced and remove large stem


How to Cook Sinigang na Hipon

  • Wash and clean the shrimps and trim by cutting off the antennae and carapace spikes.
  • Add rice washing or water in a pot and bring to a boil. Add in onions and tomatoes. Cover and simmer until the tomatoes are soft.
  • Add in the sinigang sa sampalok mix, black pepper, shrimp cube and salt. Stir and continue cooking for a few seconds. Taste the broth adjust the seasonings if necessary.
  • Then add the radish, okra, siling haba and kangkong then bring to a boil. After a few seconds add the shrimps quickly and stir.
  • Simmer for 2 to 3 minutes and stir. Don't overcook because it will taste better if the shrimps are half cooked.
  • Turn off heat and serve hot. Enjoy!